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Add 5/45 and 20/75

5/45 + 20/75 is 17/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 75 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 5 = 225,
    5/45 = 5 × 5/45 × 5 = 25/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 3 = 225,
    20/75 = 20 × 3/75 × 3 = 60/225
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/225 + 60/225 = 25 + 60/225 = 85/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/45

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