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Add 5/20 and 7/9

5/20 + 7/9 is 37/36.

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,
    7/9 = 7 × 20/9 × 20 = 140/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/180 + 140/180 = 45 + 140/180 = 185/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/36
  6. In mixed form: 11/36

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