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Add 14/4 and 9/45

1st number: 3 2/4, 2nd number: 9/45

14/4 + 9/45 is 37/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    14/4 = 14 × 45/4 × 45 = 630/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    9/45 = 9 × 4/45 × 4 = 36/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/180 + 36/180 = 630 + 36/180 = 666/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/10
  6. In mixed form: 37/10

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