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Add 80/50 and 9/32

1st number: 1 30/50, 2nd number: 9/32

80/50 + 9/32 is 301/160.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 32 is 800
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 16 = 800,
    80/50 = 80 × 16/50 × 16 = 1280/800
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 25 = 800,
    9/32 = 9 × 25/32 × 25 = 225/800
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1280/800 + 225/800 = 1280 + 225/800 = 1505/800
  5. 1505/800 simplified gives 301/160
  6. So, 80/50 + 9/32 = 301/160
    In mixed form: 1141/160

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