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Add 45/4 and 27/8

1st number: 11 1/4, 2nd number: 3 3/8

45/4 + 27/8 is 117/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 2 = 8,
    45/4 = 45 × 2/4 × 2 = 90/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    27/8 = 27 × 1/8 × 1 = 27/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/8 + 27/8 = 90 + 27/8 = 117/8
  5. In mixed form: 145/8

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