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Add 45/40 and 48/30

1st number: 1 5/40, 2nd number: 1 18/30

45/40 + 48/30 is 109/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    45/40 = 45 × 3/40 × 3 = 135/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    48/30 = 48 × 4/30 × 4 = 192/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/120 + 192/120 = 135 + 192/120 = 327/120
  5. 327/120 simplified gives 109/40
  6. So, 45/40 + 48/30 = 109/40
    In mixed form: 229/40

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