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Add 8/20 and 1/9

8/20 + 1/9 is 23/45.

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,
    8/20 = 8 × 9/20 × 9 = 72/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    1/9 = 1 × 20/9 × 20 = 20/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/180 + 20/180 = 72 + 20/180 = 92/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/45

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