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Add 24/8 and 36/45

1st number: 3 0/8, 2nd number: 36/45

24/8 + 36/45 is 19/5.

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,
    24/8 = 24 × 45/8 × 45 = 1080/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    36/45 = 36 × 8/45 × 8 = 288/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/360 + 288/360 = 1080 + 288/360 = 1368/360
  5. 1368/360 simplified gives 19/5
  6. So, 24/8 + 36/45 = 19/5
    In mixed form: 34/5

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