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Add 49/9 and 20/90

1st number: 5 4/9, 2nd number: 20/90

49/9 + 20/90 is 17/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    49/9 = 49 × 10/9 × 10 = 490/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    20/90 = 20 × 1/90 × 1 = 20/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/90 + 20/90 = 490 + 20/90 = 510/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/3
  6. In mixed form: 52/3

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