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Add 90/10 and 45/8

1st number: 9 0/10, 2nd number: 5 5/8

90/10 + 45/8 is 117/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    90/10 = 90 × 4/10 × 4 = 360/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    45/8 = 45 × 5/8 × 5 = 225/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/40 + 225/40 = 360 + 225/40 = 585/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 117/8
  6. In mixed form: 145/8

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