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Add 45/20 and 25/35

1st number: 2 5/20, 2nd number: 25/35

45/20 + 25/35 is 83/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    45/20 = 45 × 7/20 × 7 = 315/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    25/35 = 25 × 4/35 × 4 = 100/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/140 + 100/140 = 315 + 100/140 = 415/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/28
  6. In mixed form: 227/28

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