# How do you simplify 4/5+2/9?

Nov 23, 2016

$\frac{46}{45}$ or $1 \frac{1}{45}$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{4}{5} + \frac{2}{9}$

The LCM (Lowest Common Multiple) of $5$ and $9$ is $45$.

$\frac{\left(4 \times 9\right) + \left(2 \times 5\right)}{45}$

$\frac{36 + 10}{45}$

$\frac{46}{45}$ or $1 \frac{1}{45}$