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Add 20/8 and 6/45

1st number: 2 4/8, 2nd number: 6/45

20/8 + 6/45 is 79/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    20/8 = 20 × 45/8 × 45 = 900/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    6/45 = 6 × 8/45 × 8 = 48/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    900/360 + 48/360 = 900 + 48/360 = 948/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/30
  6. In mixed form: 219/30

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