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Add 49/45 and 28/40

1st number: 1 4/45, 2nd number: 28/40

49/45 + 28/40 is 161/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    49/45 = 49 × 8/45 × 8 = 392/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    28/40 = 28 × 9/40 × 9 = 252/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/360 + 252/360 = 392 + 252/360 = 644/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 161/90
  6. In mixed form: 171/90

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