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Add 45/60 and 35/45

45/60 + 35/45 is 55/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    45/60 = 45 × 3/60 × 3 = 135/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    35/45 = 35 × 4/45 × 4 = 140/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/180 + 140/180 = 135 + 140/180 = 275/180
  5. 275/180 simplified gives 55/36
  6. So, 45/60 + 35/45 = 55/36
    In mixed form: 119/36

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