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Add 1/4 and 8/45

1/4 + 8/45 is 77/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    1/4 = 1 × 45/4 × 45 = 45/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    8/45 = 8 × 4/45 × 4 = 32/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/180 + 32/180 = 45 + 32/180 = 77/180

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