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Add 14/3 and 35/9

1st number: 4 2/3, 2nd number: 3 8/9

14/3 + 35/9 is 77/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 9 is 9
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 3 = 9,
    14/3 = 14 × 3/3 × 3 = 42/9
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 1 = 9,
    35/9 = 35 × 1/9 × 1 = 35/9
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/9 + 35/9 = 42 + 35/9 = 77/9
  5. So, 14/3 + 35/9 = 77/9
    In mixed form: 85/9

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