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Add 9/6 and 18/5

1st number: 1 3/6, 2nd number: 3 3/5

9/6 + 18/5 is 51/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 5 is 30

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    9/6 = 9 × 5/6 × 5 = 45/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    18/5 = 18 × 6/5 × 6 = 108/30
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    45/30 + 108/30 = 45 + 108/30 = 153/30
  5. 153/30 simplified gives 51/10
  6. So, 9/6 + 18/5 = 51/10
    In mixed form: 51/10

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