Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

1^{st} number: 1 4/36, 2^{nd} number: 2 5/20

4036 + 4520 is 12136.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 36 and 20 is**180**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180 - For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,

4036 = 40 × 536 × 5 = 200180 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,

4520 = 45 × 920 × 9 = 405180 - Add the two like fractions:

200180 + 405180 = 200 + 405180 = 605180 - 605/180 simplified gives 12136
- So, 40/36 + 45/20 = 121/36

In mixed form: 31336

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{80}/_{36}+^{45}/_{20} ^{40}/_{36}+^{90}/_{20} ^{40}/_{72}+^{45}/_{20} ^{40}/_{36}+^{45}/_{40} ^{40}/_{36}+^{45}/_{60}

© everydaycalculation.com