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Add 70/45 and 45/36

1st number: 1 25/45, 2nd number: 1 9/36

70/45 + 45/36 is 101/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    70/45 = 70 × 4/45 × 4 = 280/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    45/36 = 45 × 5/36 × 5 = 225/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/180 + 225/180 = 280 + 225/180 = 505/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 101/36
  6. In mixed form: 229/36

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