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Add 7/3 and 10/9

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

7/3 + 10/9 is 31/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 9 is 9
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 3 = 9,
    7/3 = 7 × 3/3 × 3 = 21/9
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 1 = 9,
    10/9 = 10 × 1/9 × 1 = 10/9
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/9 + 10/9 = 21 + 10/9 = 31/9
  5. In mixed form: 34/9

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