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Add 45/14 and 20/8

1st number: 3 3/14, 2nd number: 2 4/8

45/14 + 20/8 is 40/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    45/14 = 45 × 4/14 × 4 = 180/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    20/8 = 20 × 7/8 × 7 = 140/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/56 + 140/56 = 180 + 140/56 = 320/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 40/7
  6. In mixed form: 55/7

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