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Add 98/45 and 15/9

1st number: 2 8/45, 2nd number: 1 6/9

98/45 + 15/9 is 173/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    98/45 = 98 × 1/45 × 1 = 98/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    15/9 = 15 × 5/9 × 5 = 75/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/45 + 75/45 = 98 + 75/45 = 173/45
  5. In mixed form: 338/45

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