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Add 9/6 and 6/18

1st number: 1 3/6, 2nd number: 6/18

9/6 + 6/18 is 11/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    9/6 = 9 × 3/6 × 3 = 27/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    6/18 = 6 × 1/18 × 1 = 6/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/18 + 6/18 = 27 + 6/18 = 33/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/6
  6. In mixed form: 15/6

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