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Add 12/6 and 3/9

1st number: 2 0/6, 2nd number: 3/9

12/6 + 3/9 is 7/3.

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,
    12/6 = 12 × 3/6 × 3 = 36/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    3/9 = 3 × 2/9 × 2 = 6/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/18 + 6/18 = 36 + 6/18 = 42/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/3
  6. In mixed form: 21/3

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