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Add 70/45 and 45/8

1st number: 1 25/45, 2nd number: 5 5/8

70/45 + 45/8 is 517/72.

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,
    70/45 = 70 × 8/45 × 8 = 560/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    45/8 = 45 × 45/8 × 45 = 2025/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/360 + 2025/360 = 560 + 2025/360 = 2585/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 517/72
  6. In mixed form: 713/72

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