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Add 36/20 and 30/80

1st number: 1 16/20, 2nd number: 30/80

36/20 + 30/80 is 87/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 80 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 4 = 80,
    36/20 = 36 × 4/20 × 4 = 144/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 1 = 80,
    30/80 = 30 × 1/80 × 1 = 30/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/80 + 30/80 = 144 + 30/80 = 174/80
  5. 174/80 simplified gives 87/40
  6. So, 36/20 + 30/80 = 87/40
    In mixed form: 27/40

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