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

1 Answer
Nov 28, 2016

Answer:

#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#:

#((1/2) / (1/2) * 4/18) + 2/9 =>#

#(4/2)/(18/2) + 2/9 =>#

#2/9 + 2/9#

Now, you can add the fractions:

#(2 + 2)/9 =>#

#4/9#