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Add 42/4 and 9/45

1st number: 10 2/4, 2nd number: 9/45

42/4 + 9/45 is 107/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    42/4 = 42 × 45/4 × 45 = 1890/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    9/45 = 9 × 4/45 × 4 = 36/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1890/180 + 36/180 = 1890 + 36/180 = 1926/180
  5. 1926/180 simplified gives 107/10
  6. So, 42/4 + 9/45 = 107/10
    In mixed form: 107/10

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