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Add 9/4 and 15/9

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 1 6/9

9/4 + 15/9 is 47/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    9/4 = 9 × 9/4 × 9 = 81/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    15/9 = 15 × 4/9 × 4 = 60/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/36 + 60/36 = 81 + 60/36 = 141/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/12
  6. In mixed form: 311/12

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