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Add 5/9 and 90/16

1st number: 5/9, 2nd number: 5 10/16

5/9 + 90/16 is 445/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,
    5/9 = 5 × 16/9 × 16 = 80/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    90/16 = 90 × 9/16 × 9 = 810/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/144 + 810/144 = 80 + 810/144 = 890/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 445/72
  6. In mixed form: 613/72

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