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Add 60/45 and 8/18

1st number: 1 15/45, 2nd number: 8/18

60/45 + 8/18 is 16/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    60/45 = 60 × 2/45 × 2 = 120/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    8/18 = 8 × 5/18 × 5 = 40/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/90 + 40/90 = 120 + 40/90 = 160/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/9
  6. In mixed form: 17/9

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