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Add 14/16 and 9/45

14/16 + 9/45 is 43/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 45 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    14/16 = 14 × 45/16 × 45 = 630/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    9/45 = 9 × 16/45 × 16 = 144/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/720 + 144/720 = 630 + 144/720 = 774/720
  5. 774/720 simplified gives 43/40
  6. So, 14/16 + 9/45 = 43/40
    In mixed form: 13/40

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