# 7/6 plus 5/9 as a fraction 7/6 + 5/9 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 7/6 plus 5/9 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

7/6+5/9 equals to
7/6 + 5/9 = (?)
7/6 + 5/9 = [(7 x 9) + (5 x 6)]/(6 x 9)
= (63 + 30)/54
= 93/54
= (3 x 31)/(3 x 18)
= 31/18
7/6 + 5/9 = 31/18
7/6 plus 5/9 is equal to 31/18

where
7/6 is a fraction as an addend,
5/9 is a fraction as an addend,
31/18 is the sum of 7/6 and 5/9.

7/6 plus 5/9 as a decimal
7/6 + 5/9 = 31/18
31/18 = 1.7222
7/6+5/9 as a decimal is 1.7222
where
1.7222 is the sum of 7/6 and 5/9.

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## How-to: 7/6 + 5/9 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 7/6 plus 5/9 in simplest form by using the following methods:
1. LCM method,
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
What is 7/6 plus 5/9 as a fraction?

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 7/6
Fraction B: 5/9

What to be found?
7/6+5/9 = ?
Find what's the sum of 7/6 and 5/9.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 7/6 and 5/9 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction addition. Since the denominators of given fractions 7/6 and 5/9 are not equal, it is said to be unlike fractions addition.

step 3For unlike fractions addition, find the LCM (least common multiple) of both denominators of fractions 7/6 and 5/9:
The LCM of 6 and 9 is 18.

step 4 Write the fractions 7/6 and 5/9 in the addition expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
=7/6+5/9
=(7 x 18)/(6 x 18)+(5 x 18)/(9 x 18)

step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
=21/18+10/18

step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
=1/18 x (21/1+10/1)
=1/18 x (21 + 10)

step 7Simplify the above expression further:
=1/18 x 31
=31/18
7/6+5/9=31/18

Hence,
7/6 plus 5/9 equals to 31/18 in fraction.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 7/6
Fraction B: 5/9

What to be found?
7/6+5/9 = ?
Find what's the sum of 7/6 and 5/9.

step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (7 x 9), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (5 x 6), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (6 x 9) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
= (7 x 9) + (5 x 6)/(6 x 9)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
= (63 + 30)/54
= 93/54
= 31/18
7/6+5/9 = 31/18
Hence,
7/6 plus 5/9 = 31/18 