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48 + 19 is 1118.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 8 and 9 is**72**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 72 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,

48 = 4 × 98 × 9 = 3672 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,

19 = 1 × 89 × 8 = 872 - Add the two like fractions:

3672 + 872 = 36 + 872 = 4472 - 44/72 simplified gives 1118
- So, 4/8 + 1/9 = 11/18

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