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Add 1/5 and 10/9

1st number: 1/5, 2nd number: 1 1/9

1/5 + 10/9 is 59/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    1/5 = 1 × 9/5 × 9 = 9/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    10/9 = 10 × 5/9 × 5 = 50/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/45 + 50/45 = 9 + 50/45 = 59/45
  5. In mixed form: 114/45

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