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Add 15/4 and 63/9

1st number: 3 3/4, 2nd number: 7 0/9

15/4 + 63/9 is 43/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    15/4 = 15 × 9/4 × 9 = 135/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    63/9 = 63 × 4/9 × 4 = 252/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/36 + 252/36 = 135 + 252/36 = 387/36
  5. 387/36 simplified gives 43/4
  6. So, 15/4 + 63/9 = 43/4
    In mixed form: 103/4

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