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Add 9/6 and 6/14

1st number: 1 3/6, 2nd number: 6/14

9/6 + 6/14 is 27/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 14 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 14 × 3 = 42,
    6/14 = 6 × 3/14 × 3 = 18/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/42 + 18/42 = 63 + 18/42 = 81/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/14
  6. In mixed form: 113/14

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