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Add 4/40 and 6/9

4/40 + 6/9 is 23/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 9 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    4/40 = 4 × 9/40 × 9 = 36/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 40 = 360,
    6/9 = 6 × 40/9 × 40 = 240/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/360 + 240/360 = 36 + 240/360 = 276/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/30

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