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Add 8/9 and 8/20

8/9 + 8/20 is 58/45.

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,
    8/20 = 8 × 9/20 × 9 = 72/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/180 + 72/180 = 160 + 72/180 = 232/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 58/45
  6. In mixed form: 113/45

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