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Add 7/2 and 3/9

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

7/2 + 3/9 is 23/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    7/2 = 7 × 9/2 × 9 = 63/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    3/9 = 3 × 2/9 × 2 = 6/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/18 + 6/18 = 63 + 6/18 = 69/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/6
  6. In mixed form: 35/6

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