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Add 16/6 and 12/9

1st number: 2 4/6, 2nd number: 1 3/9

16/6 + 12/9 is 4/1.

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,
    16/6 = 16 × 3/6 × 3 = 48/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    12/9 = 12 × 2/9 × 2 = 24/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/18 + 24/18 = 48 + 24/18 = 72/18
  5. 72/18 simplified gives 4/1
  6. So, 16/6 + 12/9 = 4/1

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