## Add 40/81 and 45/50

40/81 + 45/50 is 1129/810.

#### Steps for adding fractions

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 81 and 50 is **4050**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 4050 - For the 1st fraction, since 81 × 50 = 4050,

40/81 = 40 × 50/81 × 50 = 2000/4050 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 81 = 4050,

45/50 = 45 × 81/50 × 81 = 3645/4050 - Add the two like fractions:

2000/4050 + 3645/4050 = 2000 + 3645/4050 = 5645/4050 - 5645/4050 simplified gives 1129/810
- So, 40/81 + 45/50 = 1129/810

In mixed form: 1319/810

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