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Add 98/8 and 27/45

1st number: 12 2/8, 2nd number: 27/45

98/8 + 27/45 is 257/20.

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,
    98/8 = 98 × 45/8 × 45 = 4410/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    27/45 = 27 × 8/45 × 8 = 216/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4410/360 + 216/360 = 4410 + 216/360 = 4626/360
  5. 4626/360 simplified gives 257/20
  6. So, 98/8 + 27/45 = 257/20
    In mixed form: 1217/20

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