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Add 7/6 and 40/9

1st number: 1 1/6, 2nd number: 4 4/9

7/6 + 40/9 is 101/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    7/6 = 7 × 3/6 × 3 = 21/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    40/9 = 40 × 2/9 × 2 = 80/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/18 + 80/18 = 21 + 80/18 = 101/18
  5. So, 7/6 + 40/9 = 101/18
    In mixed form: 511/18

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