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Add 84/8 and 40/45

1st number: 10 4/8, 2nd number: 40/45

84/8 + 40/45 is 205/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    84/8 = 84 × 45/8 × 45 = 3780/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    40/45 = 40 × 8/45 × 8 = 320/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3780/360 + 320/360 = 3780 + 320/360 = 4100/360
  5. 4100/360 simplified gives 205/18
  6. So, 84/8 + 40/45 = 205/18
    In mixed form: 117/18

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