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Add 60/63 and 45/20

1st number: 60/63, 2nd number: 2 5/20

60/63 + 45/20 is 269/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 20 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    60/63 = 60 × 20/63 × 20 = 1200/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 63 = 1260,
    45/20 = 45 × 63/20 × 63 = 2835/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1200/1260 + 2835/1260 = 1200 + 2835/1260 = 4035/1260
  5. 4035/1260 simplified gives 269/84
  6. So, 60/63 + 45/20 = 269/84
    In mixed form: 317/84

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