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Add 35/45 and 27/8

1st number: 35/45, 2nd number: 3 3/8

35/45 + 27/8 is 299/72.

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,
    35/45 = 35 × 8/45 × 8 = 280/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    27/8 = 27 × 45/8 × 45 = 1215/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/360 + 1215/360 = 280 + 1215/360 = 1495/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 299/72
  6. In mixed form: 411/72

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