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Add 45/8 and 28/45

1st number: 5 5/8, 2nd number: 28/45

45/8 + 28/45 is 2249/360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    45/8 = 45 × 45/8 × 45 = 2025/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    28/45 = 28 × 8/45 × 8 = 224/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2025/360 + 224/360 = 2025 + 224/360 = 2249/360
  5. So, 45/8 + 28/45 = 2249/360
    In mixed form: 689/360

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