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Add 45/10 and 15/9

1st number: 4 5/10, 2nd number: 1 6/9

45/10 + 15/9 is 37/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 9 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    45/10 = 45 × 9/10 × 9 = 405/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    15/9 = 15 × 10/9 × 10 = 150/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/90 + 150/90 = 405 + 150/90 = 555/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/6
  6. In mixed form: 61/6

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