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1^{st} number: 3 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 2/9

72 + 29 is 6718.

- 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,

72 = 7 × 92 × 9 = 6318 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,

29 = 2 × 29 × 2 = 418 - Add the two like fractions:

6318 + 418 = 63 + 418 = 6718 - So, 7/2 + 2/9 = 67/18

In mixed form: 31318

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