# How do you simplify #6 2/9 + 7 2/5 + 5/9#?

##### 2 Answers

The question involves the knowledge of fractions, mixed fractions.

#### Explanation:

Mixed fraction is of the form:-

Mixed fraction can be simplified by this method:-

- Multiply
#z xx x# .- Add the result of step 1 to
#y# .- Retain the value of
#z# as the denominator.

So,

And,

The question can now be re-written as:-

The LCM of the denominators turns out to be

So, make all the denominators equal:-

Adding like terms together:-

and

Add the whole numbers, then the fractions.

#### Explanation:

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To find an equivalent fraction, multiply the top and bottom by the same number: