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Add 21/6 and 1/9

1st number: 3 3/6, 2nd number: 1/9

21/6 + 1/9 is 65/18.

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,
    21/6 = 21 × 3/6 × 3 = 63/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    1/9 = 1 × 2/9 × 2 = 2/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/18 + 2/18 = 63 + 2/18 = 65/18
  5. So, 21/6 + 1/9 = 65/18
    In mixed form: 311/18

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