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Add 5/4 and 6/3

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 2 0/3

5/4 + 6/3 is 13/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 3 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    5/4 = 5 × 3/4 × 3 = 15/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    6/3 = 6 × 4/3 × 4 = 24/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/12 + 24/12 = 15 + 24/12 = 39/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/4
  6. In mixed form: 31/4

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