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Add 40/20 and 1/9

1st number: 2 0/20, 2nd number: 1/9

40/20 + 1/9 is 19/9.

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,
    40/20 = 40 × 9/20 × 9 = 360/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    1/9 = 1 × 20/9 × 20 = 20/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/180 + 20/180 = 360 + 20/180 = 380/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/9
  6. In mixed form: 21/9

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