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Add 49/45 and 4/9

1st number: 1 4/45, 2nd number: 4/9

49/45 + 4/9 is 23/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    49/45 = 49 × 1/45 × 1 = 49/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    4/9 = 4 × 5/9 × 5 = 20/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/45 + 20/45 = 49 + 20/45 = 69/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/15
  6. In mixed form: 18/15

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