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Add 42/8 and 5/90

1st number: 5 2/8, 2nd number: 5/90

42/8 + 5/90 is 191/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    42/8 = 42 × 45/8 × 45 = 1890/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    5/90 = 5 × 4/90 × 4 = 20/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1890/360 + 20/360 = 1890 + 20/360 = 1910/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 191/36
  6. In mixed form: 511/36

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