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Add 5/9 and 3/49

5/9 + 3/49 is 272/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 49 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    5/9 = 5 × 49/9 × 49 = 245/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    3/49 = 3 × 9/49 × 9 = 27/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/441 + 27/441 = 245 + 27/441 = 272/441

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