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Add 60/9 and 72/49

1st number: 6 6/9, 2nd number: 1 23/49

60/9 + 72/49 is 1196/147.

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,
    60/9 = 60 × 49/9 × 49 = 2940/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    72/49 = 72 × 9/49 × 9 = 648/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2940/441 + 648/441 = 2940 + 648/441 = 3588/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1196/147
  6. In mixed form: 820/147

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