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Add 9/36 and 16/7

1st number: 9/36, 2nd number: 2 2/7

9/36 + 16/7 is 71/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 7 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    9/36 = 9 × 7/36 × 7 = 63/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 36 = 252,
    16/7 = 16 × 36/7 × 36 = 576/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/252 + 576/252 = 63 + 576/252 = 639/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/28
  6. In mixed form: 215/28

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