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Add 18/9 and 98/40

1st number: 2 0/9, 2nd number: 2 18/40

18/9 + 98/40 is 89/20.

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,
    18/9 = 18 × 40/9 × 40 = 720/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    98/40 = 98 × 9/40 × 9 = 882/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/360 + 882/360 = 720 + 882/360 = 1602/360
  5. 1602/360 simplified gives 89/20
  6. So, 18/9 + 98/40 = 89/20
    In mixed form: 49/20

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