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Add 1/6 and 21/9

1st number: 1/6, 2nd number: 2 3/9

1/6 + 21/9 is 5/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    1/6 = 1 × 3/6 × 3 = 3/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    21/9 = 21 × 2/9 × 2 = 42/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/18 + 42/18 = 3 + 42/18 = 45/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/2
  6. In mixed form: 21/2

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