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Add 5/4 and 63/45

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 1 18/45

5/4 + 63/45 is 53/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    5/4 = 5 × 45/4 × 45 = 225/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    63/45 = 63 × 4/45 × 4 = 252/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/180 + 252/180 = 225 + 252/180 = 477/180
  5. 477/180 simplified gives 53/20
  6. So, 5/4 + 63/45 = 53/20
    In mixed form: 213/20

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