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Add 20/16 and 6/9

1st number: 1 4/16, 2nd number: 6/9

20/16 + 6/9 is 23/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 9 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    20/16 = 20 × 9/16 × 9 = 180/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,
    6/9 = 6 × 16/9 × 16 = 96/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/144 + 96/144 = 180 + 96/144 = 276/144
  5. 276/144 simplified gives 23/12
  6. So, 20/16 + 6/9 = 23/12
    In mixed form: 111/12

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