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Add 45/4 and 3/20

1st number: 11 1/4, 2nd number: 3/20

45/4 + 3/20 is 57/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    45/4 = 45 × 5/4 × 5 = 225/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    3/20 = 3 × 1/20 × 1 = 3/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/20 + 3/20 = 225 + 3/20 = 228/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 57/5
  6. In mixed form: 112/5

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