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Add 7/6 and 16/9

1st number: 1 1/6, 2nd number: 1 7/9

7/6 + 16/9 is 53/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    7/6 = 7 × 3/6 × 3 = 21/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    16/9 = 16 × 2/9 × 2 = 32/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/18 + 32/18 = 21 + 32/18 = 53/18
  5. In mixed form: 217/18

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