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Add 45/5 and 10/7

1st number: 9 0/5, 2nd number: 1 3/7

45/5 + 10/7 is 73/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 7 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    45/5 = 45 × 7/5 × 7 = 315/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    10/7 = 10 × 5/7 × 5 = 50/35
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/35 + 50/35 = 315 + 50/35 = 365/35
  5. 365/35 simplified gives 73/7
  6. So, 45/5 + 10/7 = 73/7
    In mixed form: 103/7

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