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Add 40/54 and 75/49

1st number: 40/54, 2nd number: 1 26/49

40/54 + 75/49 is 3005/1323.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 49 is 2646

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2646
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 49 = 2646,
    40/54 = 40 × 49/54 × 49 = 1960/2646
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 54 = 2646,
    75/49 = 75 × 54/49 × 54 = 4050/2646
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    1960/2646 + 4050/2646 = 1960 + 4050/2646 = 6010/2646
  5. 6010/2646 simplified gives 3005/1323
  6. So, 40/54 + 75/49 = 3005/1323
    In mixed form: 2359/1323

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