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Add 5/9 and 8/10

5/9 + 8/10 is 61/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 10 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    5/9 = 5 × 10/9 × 10 = 50/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    8/10 = 8 × 9/10 × 9 = 72/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/90 + 72/90 = 50 + 72/90 = 122/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/45
  6. In mixed form: 116/45

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