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Add 1/9 and 21/49

1/9 + 21/49 is 34/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 49 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    1/9 = 1 × 49/9 × 49 = 49/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    21/49 = 21 × 9/49 × 9 = 189/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/441 + 189/441 = 49 + 189/441 = 238/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/63

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