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Add 9/4 and 9/6

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 1 3/6

9/4 + 9/6 is 15/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    9/4 = 9 × 3/4 × 3 = 27/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    9/6 = 9 × 2/6 × 2 = 18/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/12 + 18/12 = 27 + 18/12 = 45/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 15/4
  6. In mixed form: 33/4

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