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Add 10/45 and 27/8

1st number: 10/45, 2nd number: 3 3/8

10/45 + 27/8 is 259/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 8 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    10/45 = 10 × 8/45 × 8 = 80/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    27/8 = 27 × 45/8 × 45 = 1215/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/360 + 1215/360 = 80 + 1215/360 = 1295/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 259/72
  6. In mixed form: 343/72

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