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Add 7/9 and 72/49

1st number: 7/9, 2nd number: 1 23/49

7/9 + 72/49 is 991/441.

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,
    7/9 = 7 × 49/9 × 49 = 343/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    72/49 = 72 × 9/49 × 9 = 648/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    343/441 + 648/441 = 343 + 648/441 = 991/441
  5. So, 7/9 + 72/49 = 991/441
    In mixed form: 2109/441

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