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Add 1/5 and 35/90

1/5 + 35/90 is 53/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    1/5 = 1 × 18/5 × 18 = 18/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    35/90 = 35 × 1/90 × 1 = 35/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/90 + 35/90 = 18 + 35/90 = 53/90

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