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Add 27/18 and 6/9

1st number: 1 9/18, 2nd number: 6/9

27/18 + 6/9 is 13/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    27/18 = 27 × 1/18 × 1 = 27/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    6/9 = 6 × 2/9 × 2 = 12/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/18 + 12/18 = 27 + 12/18 = 39/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/6
  6. In mixed form: 21/6

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