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Add 35/8 and 12/45

1st number: 4 3/8, 2nd number: 12/45

35/8 + 12/45 is 557/120.

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,
    35/8 = 35 × 45/8 × 45 = 1575/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    12/45 = 12 × 8/45 × 8 = 96/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1575/360 + 96/360 = 1575 + 96/360 = 1671/360
  5. 1671/360 simplified gives 557/120
  6. So, 35/8 + 12/45 = 557/120
    In mixed form: 477/120

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