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Add 49/9 and 20/45

1st number: 5 4/9, 2nd number: 20/45

49/9 + 20/45 is 53/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    49/9 = 49 × 5/9 × 5 = 245/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    20/45 = 20 × 1/45 × 1 = 20/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/45 + 20/45 = 245 + 20/45 = 265/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/9
  6. In mixed form: 58/9

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