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Add 5/2 and 4/45

1st number: 2 1/2, 2nd number: 4/45

5/2 + 4/45 is 233/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 45 = 90,
    5/2 = 5 × 45/2 × 45 = 225/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    4/45 = 4 × 2/45 × 2 = 8/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/90 + 8/90 = 225 + 8/90 = 233/90
  5. In mixed form: 253/90

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