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Add 2/9 and 14/6

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

2/9 + 14/6 is 23/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 6 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    2/9 = 2 × 2/9 × 2 = 4/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    14/6 = 14 × 3/6 × 3 = 42/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/18 + 42/18 = 4 + 42/18 = 46/18
  5. 46/18 simplified gives 23/9
  6. So, 2/9 + 14/6 = 23/9
    In mixed form: 25/9

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