# What is 4/9 + 1/3?

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4/9 + 1/3 = 7/9 in fraction form

4/9 + 1/3 = 0.7778 in decimal form

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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 4/9+1/3?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find the equivalent fraction between 4/9 and 1/3 by adding two fractions with different, unequal or unlike denominators. The sum in fraction form for 4/9 plus 1/3 can be obtained by using anyone of the two methods below.

1. LCM method

2. Cross multiplication method.

__Problem & Workout - LCM Method__

What is 4/9 plus 1/3 as a fraction by addition using LCM method?

step 1 Address *formula*, input parameters & values.

Input parameters & values:

4/9 & 1/3

4/9+1/3 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators

The LCM for 9 and 3 is 9.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator & denominator

=(4 x 9)/(9 x 9)+(1 x 9)/(3 x 9)

=4/9+3/9

=(4 + 3)/9

step 4 Add both numerator and rewrite it in a single form.

=7/9

4/9+1/3=7/9

By using LCM method, **7/9** is the equivalent fraction by adding 4/9 and 1/3.

__Problem & Workout - Cross Multiplication Method__

step 1 Address formula, input parameters & values.

Input parameters & values:

4/9 & 1/3

4/9 + 1/3 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator & denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below

= (4 x 3) + (1 x 9)/(9 x 3)

step 3 Simplify & rewrite the fraction

= (12 + 9)/27

= 21/27

= 7/9

4/9+1/3 = 7/9

By using cross multiplication method, **7/9** is the addition between two fractions 4/9 and 1/3.