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Add 8/2 and 3/45

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 3/45

8/2 + 3/45 is 61/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 45 = 90,
    8/2 = 8 × 45/2 × 45 = 360/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    3/45 = 3 × 2/45 × 2 = 6/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/90 + 6/90 = 360 + 6/90 = 366/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/15
  6. In mixed form: 41/15

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