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Add 8/45 and 8/20

8/45 + 8/20 is 26/45.

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,
    8/20 = 8 × 9/20 × 9 = 72/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/180 + 72/180 = 32 + 72/180 = 104/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 26/45

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