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1^{st} number: 2 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 6/9

52 + 69 is 196.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 2 and 9 is**18**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 18 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,

52 = 5 × 92 × 9 = 4518 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,

69 = 6 × 29 × 2 = 1218 - Add the two like fractions:

4518 + 1218 = 45 + 1218 = 5718 - 57/18 simplified gives 196
- So, 5/2 + 6/9 = 19/6

In mixed form: 316

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