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Add 16/7 and 28/9

1st number: 2 2/7, 2nd number: 3 1/9

16/7 + 28/9 is 340/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 9 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 9 = 63,
    16/7 = 16 × 9/7 × 9 = 144/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    28/9 = 28 × 7/9 × 7 = 196/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/63 + 196/63 = 144 + 196/63 = 340/63
  5. In mixed form: 525/63

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