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Add 5/9 and 4/45

5/9 + 4/45 is 29/45.

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,
    5/9 = 5 × 5/9 × 5 = 25/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    4/45 = 4 × 1/45 × 1 = 4/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/45 + 4/45 = 25 + 4/45 = 29/45

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