# 9/4 plus 4 as a fraction 9/4 + 4 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 9/4 plus 4 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

9/4+4 equals to
9/4 + 4 = (?)
9/4 + 4/1 = [(9 x 1) + (4 x 4)]/(4 x 1)
= (9 + 16)/4
= 25/4
9/4 + 4 = 25/4
9/4 plus 4 is equal to 25/4

where
9/4 is a fraction as an addend,
4 is a fraction as an addend,
25/4 is the sum of 9/4 and 4.

9/4 plus 4 as a decimal
9/4 + 4 = 25/4
25/4 = 6.25
9/4+4 as a decimal is 6.25
where
6.25 is the sum of 9/4 and 4.

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## How-to: 9/4 + 4 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 9/4 plus 4 in simplest form by using the following methods:
1. LCM method,
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
What is 9/4 plus 4 as a fraction?

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 9/4
Fraction B: 4/1

What to be found?
9/4+4 = ?
Find what's the sum of 9/4 and 4.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 9/4 and 4 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction addition. Since the denominators of given fractions 9/4 and 4 are not equal, it is said to be unlike fractions addition.

step 3For unlike fractions addition, find the LCM (least common multiple) of both denominators of fractions 9/4 and 4:
The LCM of 4 and 1 is 4.

step 4 Write the fractions 9/4 and 4 in the addition expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
=9/4+4
=(9 x 4)/(4 x 4)+(4 x 4)/(1 x 4)

step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
=9/4+16/4

step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
=1/4 x (9/1+16/1)
=1/4 x (9 + 16)

step 7Simplify the above expression further:
=1/4 x 25
=25/4
9/4+4=25/4

Hence,
9/4 plus 4 equals to 25/4 in fraction.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 9/4
Fraction B: 4/1

What to be found?
9/4+4 = ?
Find what's the sum of 9/4 and 4.

step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (9 x 1), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (4 x 4), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (4 x 1) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
= (9 x 1) + (4 x 4)/(4 x 1)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
= (9 + 16)/4
9/4+4 = 25/4
Hence,
9/4 plus 4 = 25/4 