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Add 24/20 and 5/9

1st number: 1 4/20, 2nd number: 5/9

24/20 + 5/9 is 79/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 9 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    24/20 = 24 × 9/20 × 9 = 216/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    5/9 = 5 × 20/9 × 20 = 100/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/180 + 100/180 = 216 + 100/180 = 316/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/45
  6. In mixed form: 134/45

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