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Add 81/9 and 42/36

1st number: 9 0/9, 2nd number: 1 6/36

81/9 + 42/36 is 61/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    81/9 = 81 × 4/9 × 4 = 324/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    42/36 = 42 × 1/36 × 1 = 42/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/36 + 42/36 = 324 + 42/36 = 366/36
  5. 366/36 simplified gives 61/6
  6. So, 81/9 + 42/36 = 61/6
    In mixed form: 101/6

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