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Add 40/45 and 8/15

40/45 + 8/15 is 64/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 15 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    40/45 = 40 × 1/45 × 1 = 40/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    8/15 = 8 × 3/15 × 3 = 24/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/45 + 24/45 = 40 + 24/45 = 64/45
  5. So, 40/45 + 8/15 = 64/45
    In mixed form: 119/45

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