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Add 45/8 and 20/6

1st number: 5 5/8, 2nd number: 3 2/6

45/8 + 20/6 is 215/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 6 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    45/8 = 45 × 3/8 × 3 = 135/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    20/6 = 20 × 4/6 × 4 = 80/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/24 + 80/24 = 135 + 80/24 = 215/24
  5. So, 45/8 + 20/6 = 215/24
    In mixed form: 823/24

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