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Add 9/2 and 45/9

1st number: 4 1/2, 2nd number: 5 0/9

9/2 + 45/9 is 19/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    9/2 = 9 × 9/2 × 9 = 81/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    45/9 = 45 × 2/9 × 2 = 90/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/18 + 90/18 = 81 + 90/18 = 171/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/2
  6. In mixed form: 91/2

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