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Add 1/5 and 6/9

1/5 + 6/9 is 13/15.

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,
    6/9 = 6 × 5/9 × 5 = 30/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/45 + 30/45 = 9 + 30/45 = 39/45
  5. 39/45 simplified gives 13/15
  6. So, 1/5 + 6/9 = 13/15

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