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Add 9/5 and 40/49

1st number: 1 4/5, 2nd number: 40/49

9/5 + 40/49 is 641/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 49 is 245
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 49 = 245,
    9/5 = 9 × 49/5 × 49 = 441/245
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 5 = 245,
    40/49 = 40 × 5/49 × 5 = 200/245
  4. Add the two fractions:
    441/245 + 200/245 = 441 + 200/245 = 641/245
  5. In mixed form: 2151/245

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