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Add 70/6 and 8/9

1st number: 11 4/6, 2nd number: 8/9

70/6 + 8/9 is 113/9.

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,
    70/6 = 70 × 3/6 × 3 = 210/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    8/9 = 8 × 2/9 × 2 = 16/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/18 + 16/18 = 210 + 16/18 = 226/18
  5. 226/18 simplified gives 113/9
  6. So, 70/6 + 8/9 = 113/9
    In mixed form: 125/9

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