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Add 1/4 and 84/9

1st number: 1/4, 2nd number: 9 3/9

1/4 + 84/9 is 115/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    1/4 = 1 × 9/4 × 9 = 9/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    84/9 = 84 × 4/9 × 4 = 336/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/36 + 336/36 = 9 + 336/36 = 345/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 115/12
  6. In mixed form: 97/12

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