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Add 70/45 and 72/8

1st number: 1 25/45, 2nd number: 9 0/8

70/45 + 72/8 is 95/9.

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,
    72/8 = 72 × 45/8 × 45 = 3240/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/360 + 3240/360 = 560 + 3240/360 = 3800/360
  5. 3800/360 simplified gives 95/9
  6. So, 70/45 + 72/8 = 95/9
    In mixed form: 105/9

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