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Add 10/5 and 7/9

1st number: 2 0/5, 2nd number: 7/9

10/5 + 7/9 is 25/9.

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,
    10/5 = 10 × 9/5 × 9 = 90/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    7/9 = 7 × 5/9 × 5 = 35/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/45 + 35/45 = 90 + 35/45 = 125/45
  5. 125/45 simplified gives 25/9
  6. So, 10/5 + 7/9 = 25/9
    In mixed form: 27/9

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