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Add 36/49 and 4/9

36/49 + 4/9 is 520/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 9 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    36/49 = 36 × 9/49 × 9 = 324/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    4/9 = 4 × 49/9 × 49 = 196/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/441 + 196/441 = 324 + 196/441 = 520/441
  5. In mixed form: 179/441

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