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Add 2/6 and 45/9

1st number: 2/6, 2nd number: 5 0/9

2/6 + 45/9 is 16/3.

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,
    2/6 = 2 × 3/6 × 3 = 6/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    45/9 = 45 × 2/9 × 2 = 90/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/18 + 90/18 = 6 + 90/18 = 96/18
  5. 96/18 simplified gives 16/3
  6. So, 2/6 + 45/9 = 16/3
    In mixed form: 51/3

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