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Add 40/50 and 5/90

40/50 + 5/90 is 77/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 90 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    40/50 = 40 × 9/50 × 9 = 360/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 5 = 450,
    5/90 = 5 × 5/90 × 5 = 25/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/450 + 25/450 = 360 + 25/450 = 385/450
  5. 385/450 simplified gives 77/90
  6. So, 40/50 + 5/90 = 77/90

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