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Add 45/84 and 50/45

1st number: 45/84, 2nd number: 1 5/45

45/84 + 50/45 is 415/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 45 is 1260

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 15 = 1260,
    45/84 = 45 × 15/84 × 15 = 675/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 28 = 1260,
    50/45 = 50 × 28/45 × 28 = 1400/1260
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    675/1260 + 1400/1260 = 675 + 1400/1260 = 2075/1260
  5. 2075/1260 simplified gives 415/252
  6. So, 45/84 + 50/45 = 415/252
    In mixed form: 1163/252

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