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Add 45/80 and 40/10

1st number: 45/80, 2nd number: 4 0/10

45/80 + 40/10 is 73/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 10 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 1 = 80,
    45/80 = 45 × 1/80 × 1 = 45/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    40/10 = 40 × 8/10 × 8 = 320/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/80 + 320/80 = 45 + 320/80 = 365/80
  5. 365/80 simplified gives 73/16
  6. So, 45/80 + 40/10 = 73/16
    In mixed form: 49/16

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