# What is 5/9 + 5/11?

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5/9 + 5/11 = 100/99 in fraction form

5/9 + 5/11 = 1.0101 in decimal form

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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 5/9+5/11?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find the equivalent fraction between 5/9 and 5/11 by adding two fractions with different, unequal or unlike denominators. The sum in fraction form for 5/9 plus 5/11 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 5/9 plus 5/11 as a fraction by addition using LCM method?

step 1 Address *formula*, input parameters and values.

Input parameters and values:

5/9 & 5/11

5/9+5/11 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators

The LCM for 9 and 11 is 99.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator

=(5 x 99)/(9 x 99)+(5 x 99)/(11 x 99)

=55/99+45/99

=(55 + 45)/99

step 4 Add both numerator and rewrite it in a single form.

=100/99

5/9+5/11=100/99

By using LCM method, **100/99** is the equivalent fraction by adding 5/9 and 5/11.

__Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method__

step 1 Address formula and input values.

Input values:

5/9 & 5/11

5/9 + 5/11 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below

= (5 x 11) + (5 x 9)/(9 x 11)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction

= (55 + 45)/99

5/9+5/11 = 100/99

By using cross multiplication method, **100/99** is the addition between two fractions 5/9 and 5/11.