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Add 2/8 and 35/45

2/8 + 35/45 is 37/36.

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,
    2/8 = 2 × 45/8 × 45 = 90/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    35/45 = 35 × 8/45 × 8 = 280/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/360 + 280/360 = 90 + 280/360 = 370/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/36
  6. In mixed form: 11/36

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