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Add 8/45 and 40/20

1st number: 8/45, 2nd number: 2 0/20

8/45 + 40/20 is 98/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 20 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    8/45 = 8 × 4/45 × 4 = 32/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    40/20 = 40 × 9/20 × 9 = 360/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/180 + 360/180 = 32 + 360/180 = 392/180
  5. 392/180 simplified gives 98/45
  6. So, 8/45 + 40/20 = 98/45
    In mixed form: 28/45

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