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Add 14/6 and 16/9

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 1 7/9

14/6 + 16/9 is 37/9.

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,
    14/6 = 14 × 3/6 × 3 = 42/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    16/9 = 16 × 2/9 × 2 = 32/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/18 + 32/18 = 42 + 32/18 = 74/18
  5. 74/18 simplified gives 37/9
  6. So, 14/6 + 16/9 = 37/9
    In mixed form: 41/9

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