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Add 90/8 and 40/9

1st number: 11 2/8, 2nd number: 4 4/9

90/8 + 40/9 is 565/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    90/8 = 90 × 9/8 × 9 = 810/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    40/9 = 40 × 8/9 × 8 = 320/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    810/72 + 320/72 = 810 + 320/72 = 1130/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 565/36
  6. In mixed form: 1525/36

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