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Add 9/6 and 72/35

1st number: 1 3/6, 2nd number: 2 2/35

9/6 + 72/35 is 249/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 35 is 210

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    9/6 = 9 × 35/6 × 35 = 315/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    72/35 = 72 × 6/35 × 6 = 432/210
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    315/210 + 432/210 = 315 + 432/210 = 747/210
  5. 747/210 simplified gives 249/70
  6. So, 9/6 + 72/35 = 249/70
    In mixed form: 339/70

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