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Add 14/5 and 21/45

1st number: 2 4/5, 2nd number: 21/45

14/5 + 21/45 is 49/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    14/5 = 14 × 9/5 × 9 = 126/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    21/45 = 21 × 1/45 × 1 = 21/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/45 + 21/45 = 126 + 21/45 = 147/45
  5. 147/45 simplified gives 49/15
  6. So, 14/5 + 21/45 = 49/15
    In mixed form: 34/15

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