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Add 98/6 and 8/9

1st number: 16 2/6, 2nd number: 8/9

98/6 + 8/9 is 155/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    98/6 = 98 × 3/6 × 3 = 294/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    8/9 = 8 × 2/9 × 2 = 16/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/18 + 16/18 = 294 + 16/18 = 310/18
  5. 310/18 simplified gives 155/9
  6. So, 98/6 + 8/9 = 155/9
    In mixed form: 172/9

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