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Add 98/12 and 9/45

1st number: 8 2/12, 2nd number: 9/45

98/12 + 9/45 is 251/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 15 = 180,
    98/12 = 98 × 15/12 × 15 = 1470/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    9/45 = 9 × 4/45 × 4 = 36/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/180 + 36/180 = 1470 + 36/180 = 1506/180
  5. 1506/180 simplified gives 251/30
  6. So, 98/12 + 9/45 = 251/30
    In mixed form: 811/30

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