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Add 42/28 and 36/45

1st number: 1 14/28, 2nd number: 36/45

42/28 + 36/45 is 23/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 45 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 45 = 1260,
    42/28 = 42 × 45/28 × 45 = 1890/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 28 = 1260,
    36/45 = 36 × 28/45 × 28 = 1008/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1890/1260 + 1008/1260 = 1890 + 1008/1260 = 2898/1260
  5. 2898/1260 simplified gives 23/10
  6. So, 42/28 + 36/45 = 23/10
    In mixed form: 23/10

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