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Add 14/5 and 3/45

1st number: 2 4/5, 2nd number: 3/45

14/5 + 3/45 is 43/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    14/5 = 14 × 9/5 × 9 = 126/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    3/45 = 3 × 1/45 × 1 = 3/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/45 + 3/45 = 126 + 3/45 = 129/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/15
  6. In mixed form: 213/15

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