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Add 1/45 and 56/16

1st number: 1/45, 2nd number: 3 8/16

1/45 + 56/16 is 317/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 16 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    1/45 = 1 × 16/45 × 16 = 16/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    56/16 = 56 × 45/16 × 45 = 2520/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/720 + 2520/720 = 16 + 2520/720 = 2536/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 317/90
  6. In mixed form: 347/90

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