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Add 48/20 and 1/9

1st number: 2 8/20, 2nd number: 1/9

48/20 + 1/9 is 113/45.

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,
    48/20 = 48 × 9/20 × 9 = 432/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    1/9 = 1 × 20/9 × 20 = 20/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    432/180 + 20/180 = 432 + 20/180 = 452/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 113/45
  6. In mixed form: 223/45

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