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Add 14/8 and 9/45

1st number: 1 6/8, 2nd number: 9/45

14/8 + 9/45 is 39/20.

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,
    14/8 = 14 × 45/8 × 45 = 630/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    9/45 = 9 × 8/45 × 8 = 72/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/360 + 72/360 = 630 + 72/360 = 702/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/20
  6. In mixed form: 119/20

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