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Add 1/36 and 4/45

1/36 + 4/45 is 7/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    1/36 = 1 × 5/36 × 5 = 5/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    4/45 = 4 × 4/45 × 4 = 16/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/180 + 16/180 = 5 + 16/180 = 21/180
  5. 21/180 simplified gives 7/60
  6. So, 1/36 + 4/45 = 7/60

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