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Add 90/49 and 18/40

1st number: 1 41/49, 2nd number: 18/40

90/49 + 18/40 is 2241/980.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 40 is 1960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 40 = 1960,
    90/49 = 90 × 40/49 × 40 = 3600/1960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 49 = 1960,
    18/40 = 18 × 49/40 × 49 = 882/1960
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3600/1960 + 882/1960 = 3600 + 882/1960 = 4482/1960
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2241/980
  6. In mixed form: 2281/980

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