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Add 45/20 and 15/3

1st number: 2 5/20, 2nd number: 5 0/3

45/20 + 15/3 is 29/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 3 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    45/20 = 45 × 3/20 × 3 = 135/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    15/3 = 15 × 20/3 × 20 = 300/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/60 + 300/60 = 135 + 300/60 = 435/60
  5. 435/60 simplified gives 29/4
  6. So, 45/20 + 15/3 = 29/4
    In mixed form: 71/4

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