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Add 10/9 and 8/45

1st number: 1 1/9, 2nd number: 8/45

10/9 + 8/45 is 58/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    10/9 = 10 × 5/9 × 5 = 50/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    8/45 = 8 × 1/45 × 1 = 8/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/45 + 8/45 = 50 + 8/45 = 58/45
  5. So, 10/9 + 8/45 = 58/45
    In mixed form: 113/45

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