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Add 9/4 and 20/45

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

9/4 + 20/45 is 97/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    9/4 = 9 × 45/4 × 45 = 405/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    20/45 = 20 × 4/45 × 4 = 80/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/180 + 80/180 = 405 + 80/180 = 485/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/36
  6. In mixed form: 225/36

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