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Add 80/30 and 27/48

1st number: 2 20/30, 2nd number: 27/48

80/30 + 27/48 is 155/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    80/30 = 80 × 8/30 × 8 = 640/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    27/48 = 27 × 5/48 × 5 = 135/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    640/240 + 135/240 = 640 + 135/240 = 775/240
  5. 775/240 simplified gives 155/48
  6. So, 80/30 + 27/48 = 155/48
    In mixed form: 311/48

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