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Add 80/42 and 27/48

1st number: 1 38/42, 2nd number: 27/48

80/42 + 27/48 is 829/336.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 8 = 336,
    80/42 = 80 × 8/42 × 8 = 640/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    27/48 = 27 × 7/48 × 7 = 189/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    640/336 + 189/336 = 640 + 189/336 = 829/336
  5. So, 80/42 + 27/48 = 829/336
    In mixed form: 2157/336

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