# What is 9/5 + 5/9? getcalc.com's two fractions addition calculator is an online basic math function tool to find what's the equivalent fraction for sum of two fractional numbers with different, unequal or unlike denominators 9/5 and 5/9.

9/5 + 5/9 = 106/45 in fraction form

9/5 + 5/9 = 2.3556 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information for adding 9/5 and 5/9 may help students, teachers, parents or professionals to learn, teach, practice or verify such two fractions addition calculations efficiently.

## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 9/5+5/9?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find the equivalent fraction between 9/5 and 5/9 by adding two fractions with different, unequal or unlike denominators. The sum in fraction form for 9/5 plus 5/9 can be obtained by using anyone of the two methods below.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method
What is 9/5 plus 5/9 as a fraction by addition using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters and values.
Input parameters and values:
9/5 & 5/9
9/5+5/9 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 5 and 9 is 45.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator
=(9 x 45)/(5 x 45)+(5 x 45)/(9 x 45)
=81/45+25/45
=(81 + 25)/45

step 4 Add both numerator and rewrite it in a single form.
=106/45
9/5+5/9=106/45

By using LCM method, 106/45 is the equivalent fraction by adding 9/5 and 5/9.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula and input values.
Input values:
9/5 & 5/9
9/5 + 5/9 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
= (9 x 9) + (5 x 5)/(5 x 9)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction
= (81 + 25)/45
9/5+5/9 = 106/45
By using cross multiplication method, 106/45 is the addition between two fractions 9/5 and 5/9. 