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Add 4/5 and 16/9

1st number: 4/5, 2nd number: 1 7/9

4/5 + 16/9 is 116/45.

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,
    4/5 = 4 × 9/5 × 9 = 36/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    16/9 = 16 × 5/9 × 5 = 80/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/45 + 80/45 = 36 + 80/45 = 116/45
  5. In mixed form: 226/45

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