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Add 10/9 and 48/8

1st number: 1 1/9, 2nd number: 6 0/8

10/9 + 48/8 is 64/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    10/9 = 10 × 8/9 × 8 = 80/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    48/8 = 48 × 9/8 × 9 = 432/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/72 + 432/72 = 80 + 432/72 = 512/72
  5. 512/72 simplified gives 64/9
  6. So, 10/9 + 48/8 = 64/9
    In mixed form: 71/9

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