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Add 60/45 and 45/8

1st number: 1 15/45, 2nd number: 5 5/8

60/45 + 45/8 is 167/24.

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,
    60/45 = 60 × 8/45 × 8 = 480/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    45/8 = 45 × 45/8 × 45 = 2025/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/360 + 2025/360 = 480 + 2025/360 = 2505/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 167/24
  6. In mixed form: 623/24

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