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Add 8/49 and 84/45

1st number: 8/49, 2nd number: 1 39/45

8/49 + 84/45 is 1492/735.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 45 is 2205
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,
    8/49 = 8 × 45/49 × 45 = 360/2205
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,
    84/45 = 84 × 49/45 × 49 = 4116/2205
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/2205 + 4116/2205 = 360 + 4116/2205 = 4476/2205
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1492/735
  6. In mixed form: 222/735

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