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Add 9/6 and 2/7

1st number: 1 3/6, 2nd number: 2/7

9/6 + 2/7 is 25/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    9/6 = 9 × 7/6 × 7 = 63/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    2/7 = 2 × 6/7 × 6 = 12/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/42 + 12/42 = 63 + 12/42 = 75/42
  5. 75/42 simplified gives 25/14
  6. So, 9/6 + 2/7 = 25/14
    In mixed form: 111/14

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