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Add 20/75 and 12/9

1st number: 20/75, 2nd number: 1 3/9

20/75 + 12/9 is 8/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 9 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 3 = 225,
    20/75 = 20 × 3/75 × 3 = 60/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 25 = 225,
    12/9 = 12 × 25/9 × 25 = 300/225
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/225 + 300/225 = 60 + 300/225 = 360/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/5
  6. In mixed form: 13/5

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