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Add 28/3 and 49/6

1st number: 9 1/3, 2nd number: 8 1/6

28/3 + 49/6 is 35/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    28/3 = 28 × 2/3 × 2 = 56/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    49/6 = 49 × 1/6 × 1 = 49/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/6 + 49/6 = 56 + 49/6 = 105/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/2
  6. In mixed form: 171/2

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