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Add 42/8 and 9/90

1st number: 5 2/8, 2nd number: 9/90

42/8 + 9/90 is 107/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    42/8 = 42 × 45/8 × 45 = 1890/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    9/90 = 9 × 4/90 × 4 = 36/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1890/360 + 36/360 = 1890 + 36/360 = 1926/360
  5. 1926/360 simplified gives 107/20
  6. So, 42/8 + 9/90 = 107/20
    In mixed form: 57/20

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