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Add 49/75 and 20/45

49/75 + 20/45 is 247/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 45 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 3 = 225,
    49/75 = 49 × 3/75 × 3 = 147/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 5 = 225,
    20/45 = 20 × 5/45 × 5 = 100/225
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/225 + 100/225 = 147 + 100/225 = 247/225
  5. In mixed form: 122/225

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