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Add 4/3 and 9/4

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 2 1/4

4/3 + 9/4 is 43/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    4/3 = 4 × 4/3 × 4 = 16/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    9/4 = 9 × 3/4 × 3 = 27/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/12 + 27/12 = 16 + 27/12 = 43/12
  5. In mixed form: 37/12

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