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Add 72/9 and 9/6

1st number: 8 0/9, 2nd number: 1 3/6

72/9 + 9/6 is 19/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 6 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    72/9 = 72 × 2/9 × 2 = 144/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    9/6 = 9 × 3/6 × 3 = 27/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/18 + 27/18 = 144 + 27/18 = 171/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/2
  6. In mixed form: 91/2

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