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Add 2/16 and 35/45

2/16 + 35/45 is 65/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 45 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    2/16 = 2 × 45/16 × 45 = 90/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    35/45 = 35 × 16/45 × 16 = 560/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/720 + 560/720 = 90 + 560/720 = 650/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/72

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