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Add 6/4 and 16/9

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 1 7/9

6/4 + 16/9 is 59/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    6/4 = 6 × 9/4 × 9 = 54/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    16/9 = 16 × 4/9 × 4 = 64/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/36 + 64/36 = 54 + 64/36 = 118/36
  5. 118/36 simplified gives 59/18
  6. So, 6/4 + 16/9 = 59/18
    In mixed form: 35/18

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