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Add 27/2 and 5/45

1st number: 13 1/2, 2nd number: 5/45

27/2 + 5/45 is 245/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 45 = 90,
    27/2 = 27 × 45/2 × 45 = 1215/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    5/45 = 5 × 2/45 × 2 = 10/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1215/90 + 10/90 = 1215 + 10/90 = 1225/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 245/18
  6. In mixed form: 1311/18

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