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Add 14/49 and 9/8

1st number: 14/49, 2nd number: 1 1/8

14/49 + 9/8 is 79/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 8 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 8 = 392,
    14/49 = 14 × 8/49 × 8 = 112/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 49 = 392,
    9/8 = 9 × 49/8 × 49 = 441/392
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/392 + 441/392 = 112 + 441/392 = 553/392
  5. 553/392 simplified gives 79/56
  6. So, 14/49 + 9/8 = 79/56
    In mixed form: 123/56

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