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Add 10/45 and 9/4

1st number: 10/45, 2nd number: 2 1/4

10/45 + 9/4 is 89/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 4 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    10/45 = 10 × 4/45 × 4 = 40/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    9/4 = 9 × 45/4 × 45 = 405/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/180 + 405/180 = 40 + 405/180 = 445/180
  5. 445/180 simplified gives 89/36
  6. So, 10/45 + 9/4 = 89/36
    In mixed form: 217/36

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