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Add 45/20 and 75/40

1st number: 2 5/20, 2nd number: 1 35/40

45/20 + 75/40 is 33/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 40 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    45/20 = 45 × 2/20 × 2 = 90/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    75/40 = 75 × 1/40 × 1 = 75/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/40 + 75/40 = 90 + 75/40 = 165/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/8
  6. In mixed form: 41/8

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