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Add 3/5 and 28/45

3/5 + 28/45 is 11/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    3/5 = 3 × 9/5 × 9 = 27/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    28/45 = 28 × 1/45 × 1 = 28/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/45 + 28/45 = 27 + 28/45 = 55/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/9
  6. In mixed form: 12/9

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