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Add 3/5 and 56/9

1st number: 3/5, 2nd number: 6 2/9

3/5 + 56/9 is 307/45.

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,
    3/5 = 3 × 9/5 × 9 = 27/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    56/9 = 56 × 5/9 × 5 = 280/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/45 + 280/45 = 27 + 280/45 = 307/45
  5. In mixed form: 637/45

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