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Add 18/45 and 50/8

1st number: 18/45, 2nd number: 6 2/8

18/45 + 50/8 is 133/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 8 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    18/45 = 18 × 8/45 × 8 = 144/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    50/8 = 50 × 45/8 × 45 = 2250/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/360 + 2250/360 = 144 + 2250/360 = 2394/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 133/20
  6. In mixed form: 613/20

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