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Add 80/60 and 27/48

1st number: 1 20/60, 2nd number: 27/48

80/60 + 27/48 is 91/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    80/60 = 80 × 4/60 × 4 = 320/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    27/48 = 27 × 5/48 × 5 = 135/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/240 + 135/240 = 320 + 135/240 = 455/240
  5. 455/240 simplified gives 91/48
  6. So, 80/60 + 27/48 = 91/48
    In mixed form: 143/48

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