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Add 9/14 and 18/16

1st number: 9/14, 2nd number: 1 2/16

9/14 + 18/16 is 99/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 8 = 112,
    9/14 = 9 × 8/14 × 8 = 72/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    18/16 = 18 × 7/16 × 7 = 126/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/112 + 126/112 = 72 + 126/112 = 198/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 99/56
  6. In mixed form: 143/56

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