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Add 10/8 and 18/45

1st number: 1 2/8, 2nd number: 18/45

10/8 + 18/45 is 33/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    10/8 = 10 × 45/8 × 45 = 450/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    18/45 = 18 × 8/45 × 8 = 144/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/360 + 144/360 = 450 + 144/360 = 594/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/20
  6. In mixed form: 113/20

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