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14 + 39 is 712.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 4 and 9 is**36**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,

14 = 1 × 94 × 9 = 936 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,

39 = 3 × 49 × 4 = 1236 - Add the two like fractions:

936 + 1236 = 9 + 1236 = 2136 - 21/36 simplified gives 712
- So, 1/4 + 3/9 = 7/12

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