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Add 5/8 and 24/45

5/8 + 24/45 is 139/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    5/8 = 5 × 45/8 × 45 = 225/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    24/45 = 24 × 8/45 × 8 = 192/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/360 + 192/360 = 225 + 192/360 = 417/360
  5. 417/360 simplified gives 139/120
  6. So, 5/8 + 24/45 = 139/120
    In mixed form: 119/120

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