# What is 8/9+5/5?

How much is 89 plus 55. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 179
• 1 89
• 1.8889 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

89 + 55 = 8545

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

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

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

The LCM of 9 and 5 is 45. So, the common denominator of 89 and 55 is 45. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 89 + 55
• 8 * 59 * 5 + 5 * 95 * 9
• 4045 + 4545

• 4045 + 4545
• 40 + 4545
• 8545

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

Simplify

• 8545
• 179
• 1 89
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 8545
• 85 ÷ 545 ÷ 5
• 179

The greatest common divisor of 85 and 45 is 5, the fraction 8545 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 5.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 179 to mixed number

• 179
• 1 89

17 divided by 9 is 1 with a remainder of 8