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Add 35/5 and 5/9

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

35/5 + 5/9 is 68/9.

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,
    35/5 = 35 × 9/5 × 9 = 315/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    5/9 = 5 × 5/9 × 5 = 25/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/45 + 25/45 = 315 + 25/45 = 340/45
  5. 340/45 simplified gives 68/9
  6. So, 35/5 + 5/9 = 68/9
    In mixed form: 75/9

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