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Add 1/9 and 4/40

1/9 + 4/40 is 19/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 40 = 360,
    1/9 = 1 × 40/9 × 40 = 40/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    4/40 = 4 × 9/40 × 9 = 36/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/360 + 36/360 = 40 + 36/360 = 76/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/90

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