# What is the simplified value of  1/8 + 4/18 ?

Apr 29, 2016

$\frac{1}{8} + \frac{4}{18} = \frac{25}{72}$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{1}{8} + \frac{4}{18}$ and as LCD is $72$, converting denominator to$72$, we get

= $\frac{1 \times 9}{8 \times 9} + \frac{4 \times 4}{18 \times 4}$

= $\frac{9}{72} + \frac{16}{72}$

= $\frac{25}{72}$