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Add 9/7 and 2/16

1st number: 1 2/7, 2nd number: 2/16

9/7 + 2/16 is 79/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 16 = 112,
    9/7 = 9 × 16/7 × 16 = 144/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    2/16 = 2 × 7/16 × 7 = 14/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/112 + 14/112 = 144 + 14/112 = 158/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/56
  6. In mixed form: 123/56

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