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Add 27/2 and 9/16

1st number: 13 1/2, 2nd number: 9/16

27/2 + 9/16 is 225/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 8 = 16,
    27/2 = 27 × 8/2 × 8 = 216/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    9/16 = 9 × 1/16 × 1 = 9/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/16 + 9/16 = 216 + 9/16 = 225/16
  5. So, 27/2 + 9/16 = 225/16
    In mixed form: 141/16

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