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Add 9/8 and 9/5

1st number: 1 1/8, 2nd number: 1 4/5

9/8 + 9/5 is 117/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 5 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    9/8 = 9 × 5/8 × 5 = 45/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,
    9/5 = 9 × 8/5 × 8 = 72/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/40 + 72/40 = 45 + 72/40 = 117/40
  5. So, 9/8 + 9/5 = 117/40
    In mixed form: 237/40

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