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Add 84/20 and 40/45

1st number: 4 4/20, 2nd number: 40/45

84/20 + 40/45 is 229/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    84/20 = 84 × 9/20 × 9 = 756/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    40/45 = 40 × 4/45 × 4 = 160/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/180 + 160/180 = 756 + 160/180 = 916/180
  5. 916/180 simplified gives 229/45
  6. So, 84/20 + 40/45 = 229/45
    In mixed form: 54/45

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