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Add 49/15 and 8/9

1st number: 3 4/15, 2nd number: 8/9

49/15 + 8/9 is 187/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    49/15 = 49 × 3/15 × 3 = 147/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    8/9 = 8 × 5/9 × 5 = 40/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/45 + 40/45 = 147 + 40/45 = 187/45
  5. So, 49/15 + 8/9 = 187/45
    In mixed form: 47/45

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