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Add 9/6 and 20/12

1st number: 1 3/6, 2nd number: 1 8/12

9/6 + 20/12 is 19/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    9/6 = 9 × 2/6 × 2 = 18/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    20/12 = 20 × 1/12 × 1 = 20/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/12 + 20/12 = 18 + 20/12 = 38/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/6
  6. In mixed form: 31/6

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