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Add 5/45 and 35/8

1st number: 5/45, 2nd number: 4 3/8

5/45 + 35/8 is 323/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 8 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    5/45 = 5 × 8/45 × 8 = 40/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    35/8 = 35 × 45/8 × 45 = 1575/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/360 + 1575/360 = 40 + 1575/360 = 1615/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 323/72
  6. In mixed form: 435/72

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