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Add 7/3 and 1/6

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

7/3 + 1/6 is 5/2.

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,
    7/3 = 7 × 2/3 × 2 = 14/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    1/6 = 1 × 1/6 × 1 = 1/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/6 + 1/6 = 14 + 1/6 = 15/6
  5. 15/6 simplified gives 5/2
  6. So, 7/3 + 1/6 = 5/2
    In mixed form: 21/2

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