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Add 2/7 and 24/9

1st number: 2/7, 2nd number: 2 6/9

2/7 + 24/9 is 62/21.

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,
    24/9 = 24 × 7/9 × 7 = 168/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/63 + 168/63 = 18 + 168/63 = 186/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 62/21
  6. In mixed form: 220/21

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