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Add 45/4 and 20/8

1st number: 11 1/4, 2nd number: 2 4/8

45/4 + 20/8 is 55/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 2 = 8,
    45/4 = 45 × 2/4 × 2 = 90/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    20/8 = 20 × 1/8 × 1 = 20/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/8 + 20/8 = 90 + 20/8 = 110/8
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/4
  6. In mixed form: 133/4

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