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Add 4/36 and 3/9

4/36 + 3/9 is 4/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    4/36 = 4 × 1/36 × 1 = 4/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    3/9 = 3 × 4/9 × 4 = 12/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/36 + 12/36 = 4 + 12/36 = 16/36
  5. 16/36 simplified gives 4/9
  6. So, 4/36 + 3/9 = 4/9

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