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Add 45/10 and 5/8

1st number: 4 5/10, 2nd number: 5/8

45/10 + 5/8 is 41/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    45/10 = 45 × 4/10 × 4 = 180/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    5/8 = 5 × 5/8 × 5 = 25/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/40 + 25/40 = 180 + 25/40 = 205/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/8
  6. In mixed form: 51/8

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