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Add 25/20 and 84/45

1st number: 1 5/20, 2nd number: 1 39/45

25/20 + 84/45 is 187/60.

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,
    25/20 = 25 × 9/20 × 9 = 225/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    84/45 = 84 × 4/45 × 4 = 336/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/180 + 336/180 = 225 + 336/180 = 561/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 187/60
  6. In mixed form: 37/60

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