# How do you evaluate 5/6+7/9?

Jul 25, 2016

Convert the two fractions to a common denominator

#### Explanation:

This is simple if you write the two rational numbers given with the same denominator:

$\frac{5}{6} = \frac{15}{18}$

$\frac{7}{9} = \frac{14}{18}$

$\frac{5}{6} + \frac{7}{9} = \frac{15}{18} + \frac{14}{18} = \frac{29}{18}$, and that's the answer