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Add 70/9 and 40/45

1st number: 7 7/9, 2nd number: 40/45

70/9 + 40/45 is 26/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    70/9 = 70 × 5/9 × 5 = 350/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    40/45 = 40 × 1/45 × 1 = 40/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/45 + 40/45 = 350 + 40/45 = 390/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 26/3
  6. In mixed form: 82/3

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