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Add 35/45 and 20/75

35/45 + 20/75 is 47/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 75 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 5 = 225,
    35/45 = 35 × 5/45 × 5 = 175/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 3 = 225,
    20/75 = 20 × 3/75 × 3 = 60/225
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/225 + 60/225 = 175 + 60/225 = 235/225
  5. 235/225 simplified gives 47/45
  6. So, 35/45 + 20/75 = 47/45
    In mixed form: 12/45

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