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Add 14/20 and 45/15

1st number: 14/20, 2nd number: 3 0/15

14/20 + 45/15 is 37/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    14/20 = 14 × 3/20 × 3 = 42/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    45/15 = 45 × 4/15 × 4 = 180/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/60 + 180/60 = 42 + 180/60 = 222/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/10
  6. In mixed form: 37/10

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