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Add 30/8 and 5/45

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 5/45

30/8 + 5/45 is 139/36.

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,
    30/8 = 30 × 45/8 × 45 = 1350/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    5/45 = 5 × 8/45 × 8 = 40/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1350/360 + 40/360 = 1350 + 40/360 = 1390/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 139/36
  6. In mixed form: 331/36

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