# How do you simplify #5/6+8/9 #?

##### 2 Answers

#### Answer:

See the entire simplification process below:

#### Explanation:

First, we need to get each fraction over a common denominator in order to be able to add the fractions. In this case the lowest common denominator is

We can now add the two fractions:

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

If we note that the LCM (Least Common Multiple) of the denominators

is

Then

and

So

We would normally write

or

we could write it as a mixed fraction: