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Add 2/7 and 16/9

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

2/7 + 16/9 is 130/63.

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,
    2/7 = 2 × 9/7 × 9 = 18/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    16/9 = 16 × 7/9 × 7 = 112/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/63 + 112/63 = 18 + 112/63 = 130/63
  5. In mixed form: 24/63

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