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Add 6/8 and 8/45

6/8 + 8/45 is 167/180.

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,
    6/8 = 6 × 45/8 × 45 = 270/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    8/45 = 8 × 8/45 × 8 = 64/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/360 + 64/360 = 270 + 64/360 = 334/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 167/180

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