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Add 25/9 and 7/49

1st number: 2 7/9, 2nd number: 7/49

25/9 + 7/49 is 184/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 49 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    25/9 = 25 × 49/9 × 49 = 1225/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    7/49 = 7 × 9/49 × 9 = 63/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1225/441 + 63/441 = 1225 + 63/441 = 1288/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 184/63
  6. In mixed form: 258/63

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