How do you simplify 4/18+2/9?

Nov 28, 2016

$\frac{4}{9}$

Explanation:

First, you need to get both these fractions over common denominators (in this case $9$) by multiplying the fractions by the appropriate for of $1$:

$\left(\frac{\frac{1}{2}}{\frac{1}{2}} \cdot \frac{4}{18}\right) + \frac{2}{9} \implies$

$\frac{\frac{4}{2}}{\frac{18}{2}} + \frac{2}{9} \implies$

$\frac{2}{9} + \frac{2}{9}$

Now, you can add the fractions:

$\frac{2 + 2}{9} \implies$

$\frac{4}{9}$