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Add 75/90 and 18/8

1st number: 75/90, 2nd number: 2 2/8

75/90 + 18/8 is 37/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 8 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    75/90 = 75 × 4/90 × 4 = 300/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    18/8 = 18 × 45/8 × 45 = 810/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/360 + 810/360 = 300 + 810/360 = 1110/360
  5. 1110/360 simplified gives 37/12
  6. So, 75/90 + 18/8 = 37/12
    In mixed form: 31/12

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