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Add 36/60 and 45/28

1st number: 36/60, 2nd number: 1 17/28

36/60 + 45/28 is 309/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 28 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    36/60 = 36 × 7/60 × 7 = 252/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    45/28 = 45 × 15/28 × 15 = 675/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/420 + 675/420 = 252 + 675/420 = 927/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 309/140
  6. In mixed form: 229/140

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