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Add 70/45 and 45/18

1st number: 1 25/45, 2nd number: 2 9/18

70/45 + 45/18 is 73/18.

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,
    70/45 = 70 × 2/45 × 2 = 140/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    45/18 = 45 × 5/18 × 5 = 225/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/90 + 225/90 = 140 + 225/90 = 365/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/18
  6. In mixed form: 41/18

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