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Add 45/6 and 80/7

1st number: 7 3/6, 2nd number: 11 3/7

45/6 + 80/7 is 265/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    45/6 = 45 × 7/6 × 7 = 315/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    80/7 = 80 × 6/7 × 6 = 480/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/42 + 480/42 = 315 + 480/42 = 795/42
  5. 795/42 simplified gives 265/14
  6. So, 45/6 + 80/7 = 265/14
    In mixed form: 1813/14

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