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1^{st} number: 24/45, 2^{nd} number: 1 5/40

2445 + 4540 is 199120.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 45 and 40 is**360**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 360 - For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,

2445 = 24 × 845 × 8 = 192360 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,

4540 = 45 × 940 × 9 = 405360 - Add the two like fractions:

192360 + 405360 = 192 + 405360 = 597360 - 597/360 simplified gives 199120
- So, 24/45 + 45/40 = 199/120

In mixed form: 179120

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