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Add 5/4 and 6/9

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 6/9

5/4 + 6/9 is 23/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    5/4 = 5 × 9/4 × 9 = 45/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    6/9 = 6 × 4/9 × 4 = 24/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/36 + 24/36 = 45 + 24/36 = 69/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/12
  6. In mixed form: 111/12

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