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Add 45/28 and 24/60

1st number: 1 17/28, 2nd number: 24/60

45/28 + 24/60 is 281/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    45/28 = 45 × 15/28 × 15 = 675/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    24/60 = 24 × 7/60 × 7 = 168/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    675/420 + 168/420 = 675 + 168/420 = 843/420
  5. 843/420 simplified gives 281/140
  6. So, 45/28 + 24/60 = 281/140
    In mixed form: 21/140

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