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Add 20/16 and 6/45

1st number: 1 4/16, 2nd number: 6/45

20/16 + 6/45 is 83/60.

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,
    20/16 = 20 × 45/16 × 45 = 900/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    6/45 = 6 × 16/45 × 16 = 96/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    900/720 + 96/720 = 900 + 96/720 = 996/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/60
  6. In mixed form: 123/60

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