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Add 8/16 and 6/9

8/16 + 6/9 is 7/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 9 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    8/16 = 8 × 9/16 × 9 = 72/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,
    6/9 = 6 × 16/9 × 16 = 96/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/144 + 96/144 = 72 + 96/144 = 168/144
  5. 168/144 simplified gives 7/6
  6. So, 8/16 + 6/9 = 7/6
    In mixed form: 11/6

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