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Add 25/8 and 12/45

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 12/45

25/8 + 12/45 is 407/120.

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,
    25/8 = 25 × 45/8 × 45 = 1125/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    12/45 = 12 × 8/45 × 8 = 96/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1125/360 + 96/360 = 1125 + 96/360 = 1221/360
  5. 1221/360 simplified gives 407/120
  6. So, 25/8 + 12/45 = 407/120
    In mixed form: 347/120

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