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Add 40/75 and 2/90

40/75 + 2/90 is 5/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 90 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 6 = 450,
    40/75 = 40 × 6/75 × 6 = 240/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 5 = 450,
    2/90 = 2 × 5/90 × 5 = 10/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/450 + 10/450 = 240 + 10/450 = 250/450
  5. 250/450 simplified gives 5/9
  6. So, 40/75 + 2/90 = 5/9

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