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Add 5/20 and 63/9

1st number: 5/20, 2nd number: 7 0/9

5/20 + 63/9 is 29/4.

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,
    5/20 = 5 × 9/20 × 9 = 45/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    63/9 = 63 × 20/9 × 20 = 1260/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/180 + 1260/180 = 45 + 1260/180 = 1305/180
  5. 1305/180 simplified gives 29/4
  6. So, 5/20 + 63/9 = 29/4
    In mixed form: 71/4

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