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Add 56/45 and 35/8

1st number: 1 11/45, 2nd number: 4 3/8

56/45 + 35/8 is 2023/360.

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,
    56/45 = 56 × 8/45 × 8 = 448/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    35/8 = 35 × 45/8 × 45 = 1575/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    448/360 + 1575/360 = 448 + 1575/360 = 2023/360
  5. So, 56/45 + 35/8 = 2023/360
    In mixed form: 5223/360

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