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Add 10/9 and 6/48

1st number: 1 1/9, 2nd number: 6/48

10/9 + 6/48 is 89/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 48 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,
    10/9 = 10 × 16/9 × 16 = 160/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    6/48 = 6 × 3/48 × 3 = 18/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/144 + 18/144 = 160 + 18/144 = 178/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/72
  6. In mixed form: 117/72

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