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Add 2/9 and 42/49

2/9 + 42/49 is 68/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 49 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    2/9 = 2 × 49/9 × 49 = 98/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    42/49 = 42 × 9/49 × 9 = 378/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/441 + 378/441 = 98 + 378/441 = 476/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 68/63
  6. In mixed form: 15/63

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