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Add 49/15 and 8/45

1st number: 3 4/15, 2nd number: 8/45

49/15 + 8/45 is 31/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    49/15 = 49 × 3/15 × 3 = 147/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    8/45 = 8 × 1/45 × 1 = 8/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/45 + 8/45 = 147 + 8/45 = 155/45
  5. 155/45 simplified gives 31/9
  6. So, 49/15 + 8/45 = 31/9
    In mixed form: 34/9

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