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Add 45/36 and 60/12

1st number: 1 9/36, 2nd number: 5 0/12

45/36 + 60/12 is 25/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 12 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    45/36 = 45 × 1/36 × 1 = 45/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    60/12 = 60 × 3/12 × 3 = 180/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/36 + 180/36 = 45 + 180/36 = 225/36
  5. 225/36 simplified gives 25/4
  6. So, 45/36 + 60/12 = 25/4
    In mixed form: 61/4

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