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Add 10/45 and 72/35

1st number: 10/45, 2nd number: 2 2/35

10/45 + 72/35 is 718/315.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 35 is 315

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    10/45 = 10 × 7/45 × 7 = 70/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    72/35 = 72 × 9/35 × 9 = 648/315
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    70/315 + 648/315 = 70 + 648/315 = 718/315
  5. So, 10/45 + 72/35 = 718/315
    In mixed form: 288/315

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