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Add 16/20 and 1/45

16/20 + 1/45 is 37/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    16/20 = 16 × 9/20 × 9 = 144/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    1/45 = 1 × 4/45 × 4 = 4/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/180 + 4/180 = 144 + 4/180 = 148/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/45

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