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Add 8/9 and 5/20

8/9 + 5/20 is 41/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 20 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    8/9 = 8 × 20/9 × 20 = 160/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    5/20 = 5 × 9/20 × 9 = 45/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/180 + 45/180 = 160 + 45/180 = 205/180
  5. 205/180 simplified gives 41/36
  6. So, 8/9 + 5/20 = 41/36
    In mixed form: 15/36

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