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Add 80/50 and 21/48

1st number: 1 30/50, 2nd number: 21/48

80/50 + 21/48 is 163/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 48 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 24 = 1200,
    80/50 = 80 × 24/50 × 24 = 1920/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,
    21/48 = 21 × 25/48 × 25 = 525/1200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1920/1200 + 525/1200 = 1920 + 525/1200 = 2445/1200
  5. 2445/1200 simplified gives 163/80
  6. So, 80/50 + 21/48 = 163/80
    In mixed form: 23/80

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