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Add 56/20 and 1/9

1st number: 2 16/20, 2nd number: 1/9

56/20 + 1/9 is 131/45.

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,
    56/20 = 56 × 9/20 × 9 = 504/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    1/9 = 1 × 20/9 × 20 = 20/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/180 + 20/180 = 504 + 20/180 = 524/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/45
  6. In mixed form: 241/45

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