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Add 28/8 and 9/45

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 9/45

28/8 + 9/45 is 37/10.

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,
    28/8 = 28 × 45/8 × 45 = 1260/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    9/45 = 9 × 8/45 × 8 = 72/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/360 + 72/360 = 1260 + 72/360 = 1332/360
  5. 1332/360 simplified gives 37/10
  6. So, 28/8 + 9/45 = 37/10
    In mixed form: 37/10

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