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Add 45/4 and 15/3

1st number: 11 1/4, 2nd number: 5 0/3

45/4 + 15/3 is 65/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 3 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    45/4 = 45 × 3/4 × 3 = 135/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    15/3 = 15 × 4/3 × 4 = 60/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/12 + 60/12 = 135 + 60/12 = 195/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/4
  6. In mixed form: 161/4

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