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Add 70/5 and 4/9

1st number: 14 0/5, 2nd number: 4/9

70/5 + 4/9 is 130/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    70/5 = 70 × 9/5 × 9 = 630/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    4/9 = 4 × 5/9 × 5 = 20/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/45 + 20/45 = 630 + 20/45 = 650/45
  5. 650/45 simplified gives 130/9
  6. So, 70/5 + 4/9 = 130/9
    In mixed form: 144/9

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