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Add 4/3 and 4/5

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 4/5

4/3 + 4/5 is 32/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    4/3 = 4 × 5/3 × 5 = 20/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    4/5 = 4 × 3/5 × 3 = 12/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/15 + 12/15 = 20 + 12/15 = 32/15
  5. In mixed form: 22/15

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