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Add 14/42 and 8/9

14/42 + 8/9 is 11/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    14/42 = 14 × 3/42 × 3 = 42/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    8/9 = 8 × 14/9 × 14 = 112/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/126 + 112/126 = 42 + 112/126 = 154/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/9
  6. In mixed form: 12/9

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