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Add 18/2 and 15/9

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

18/2 + 15/9 is 32/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    18/2 = 18 × 9/2 × 9 = 162/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    15/9 = 15 × 2/9 × 2 = 30/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/18 + 30/18 = 162 + 30/18 = 192/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 32/3
  6. In mixed form: 102/3

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