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Add 98/8 and 63/45

1st number: 12 2/8, 2nd number: 1 18/45

98/8 + 63/45 is 273/20.

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,
    63/45 = 63 × 8/45 × 8 = 504/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4410/360 + 504/360 = 4410 + 504/360 = 4914/360
  5. 4914/360 simplified gives 273/20
  6. So, 98/8 + 63/45 = 273/20
    In mixed form: 1313/20

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