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Add 5/8 and 4/45

5/8 + 4/45 is 257/360.

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,
    4/45 = 4 × 8/45 × 8 = 32/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/360 + 32/360 = 225 + 32/360 = 257/360

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