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Add 72/4 and 7/20

1st number: 18 0/4, 2nd number: 7/20

72/4 + 7/20 is 367/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    72/4 = 72 × 5/4 × 5 = 360/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    7/20 = 7 × 1/20 × 1 = 7/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/20 + 7/20 = 360 + 7/20 = 367/20
  5. So, 72/4 + 7/20 = 367/20
    In mixed form: 187/20

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