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Add 1/5 and 6/45

1/5 + 6/45 is 1/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 45 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 45 × 1 = 45,
    6/45 = 6 × 1/45 × 1 = 6/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/45 + 6/45 = 9 + 6/45 = 15/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/3

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