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Add 3/45 and 9/8

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

3/45 + 9/8 is 143/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 8 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    3/45 = 3 × 8/45 × 8 = 24/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    9/8 = 9 × 45/8 × 45 = 405/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/360 + 405/360 = 24 + 405/360 = 429/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/120
  6. In mixed form: 123/120

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