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Add 18/35 and 4/45

18/35 + 4/45 is 38/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 45 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    18/35 = 18 × 9/35 × 9 = 162/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    4/45 = 4 × 7/45 × 7 = 28/315
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/315 + 28/315 = 162 + 28/315 = 190/315
  5. 190/315 simplified gives 38/63
  6. So, 18/35 + 4/45 = 38/63

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