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Add 45/30 and 9/8

1st number: 1 15/30, 2nd number: 1 1/8

45/30 + 9/8 is 21/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    45/30 = 45 × 4/30 × 4 = 180/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    9/8 = 9 × 15/8 × 15 = 135/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/120 + 135/120 = 180 + 135/120 = 315/120
  5. 315/120 simplified gives 21/8
  6. So, 45/30 + 9/8 = 21/8
    In mixed form: 25/8

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