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Add 40/9 and 63/60

1st number: 4 4/9, 2nd number: 1 3/60

40/9 + 63/60 is 989/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    40/9 = 40 × 20/9 × 20 = 800/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    63/60 = 63 × 3/60 × 3 = 189/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    800/180 + 189/180 = 800 + 189/180 = 989/180
  5. In mixed form: 589/180

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