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

Add

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
  2. Add

    • 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