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Add 10/9 and 24/16

1st number: 1 1/9, 2nd number: 1 8/16

10/9 + 24/16 is 47/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,
    10/9 = 10 × 16/9 × 16 = 160/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    24/16 = 24 × 9/16 × 9 = 216/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/144 + 216/144 = 160 + 216/144 = 376/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/18
  6. In mixed form: 211/18

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