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Add 7/5 and 5/45

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

7/5 + 5/45 is 68/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    7/5 = 7 × 9/5 × 9 = 63/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    5/45 = 5 × 1/45 × 1 = 5/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/45 + 5/45 = 63 + 5/45 = 68/45
  5. In mixed form: 123/45

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