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Add 1/3 and 2/9

1/3 + 2/9 is 5/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 9 is 9
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 3 = 9,
    1/3 = 1 × 3/3 × 3 = 3/9
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 1 = 9,
    2/9 = 2 × 1/9 × 1 = 2/9
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/9 + 2/9 = 3 + 2/9 = 5/9

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