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Add 3/8 and 84/45

1st number: 3/8, 2nd number: 1 39/45

3/8 + 84/45 is 269/120.

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,
    3/8 = 3 × 45/8 × 45 = 135/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    84/45 = 84 × 8/45 × 8 = 672/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/360 + 672/360 = 135 + 672/360 = 807/360
  5. 807/360 simplified gives 269/120
  6. So, 3/8 + 84/45 = 269/120
    In mixed form: 229/120

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