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Add 4/9 and 35/20

1st number: 4/9, 2nd number: 1 15/20

4/9 + 35/20 is 79/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 20 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    4/9 = 4 × 20/9 × 20 = 80/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    35/20 = 35 × 9/20 × 9 = 315/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/180 + 315/180 = 80 + 315/180 = 395/180
  5. 395/180 simplified gives 79/36
  6. So, 4/9 + 35/20 = 79/36
    In mixed form: 27/36

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