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Add 49/54 and 40/45

49/54 + 40/45 is 97/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 45 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    49/54 = 49 × 5/54 × 5 = 245/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 6 = 270,
    40/45 = 40 × 6/45 × 6 = 240/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/270 + 240/270 = 245 + 240/270 = 485/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/54
  6. In mixed form: 143/54

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