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Add 45/28 and 20/45

1st number: 1 17/28, 2nd number: 20/45

45/28 + 20/45 is 517/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 45 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 45 = 1260,
    45/28 = 45 × 45/28 × 45 = 2025/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 28 = 1260,
    20/45 = 20 × 28/45 × 28 = 560/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2025/1260 + 560/1260 = 2025 + 560/1260 = 2585/1260
  5. 2585/1260 simplified gives 517/252
  6. So, 45/28 + 20/45 = 517/252
    In mixed form: 213/252

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