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Add 45/40 and 5/4

1st number: 1 5/40, 2nd number: 1 1/4

45/40 + 5/4 is 19/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 4 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    45/40 = 45 × 1/40 × 1 = 45/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,
    5/4 = 5 × 10/4 × 10 = 50/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/40 + 50/40 = 45 + 50/40 = 95/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/8
  6. In mixed form: 23/8

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