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Add 56/9 and 1/5

1st number: 6 2/9, 2nd number: 1/5

56/9 + 1/5 is 289/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 5 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    56/9 = 56 × 5/9 × 5 = 280/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    1/5 = 1 × 9/5 × 9 = 9/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/45 + 9/45 = 280 + 9/45 = 289/45
  5. In mixed form: 619/45

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