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Add 70/9 and 36/54

1st number: 7 7/9, 2nd number: 36/54

70/9 + 36/54 is 76/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 6 = 54,
    70/9 = 70 × 6/9 × 6 = 420/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    36/54 = 36 × 1/54 × 1 = 36/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/54 + 36/54 = 420 + 36/54 = 456/54
  5. 456/54 simplified gives 76/9
  6. So, 70/9 + 36/54 = 76/9
    In mixed form: 84/9

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