# What is 13/5+25/9?

How much is 135 plus 259. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 24245
• 5 1745
• 5.3778 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

135 + 259 = 24245

1. ### Find common denominator by finding the Least Common Multiple(LCM)

Multiples of 5 are   5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 ....etc

Multiples of 9 are   9, 18, 27, 36, 45 ...etc

The LCM of 5 and 9 is 45. So, the common denominator of 135 and 259 is 45. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 135 + 259
• 13 * 95 * 9 + 25 * 59 * 5
• 11745 + 12545

• 11745 + 12545
• 117 + 12545
• 24245

Add the numerators and place the sum over the common denominator.

Simplify

• 24245
• 5 1745
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

The greatest common divisor of 242 and 45 is 1, the fraction 24245 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

2. ### Convert improper fraction 24245 to mixed number

• 24245
• 5 1745

242 divided by 45 is 5 with a remainder of 17