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Add 21/14 and 9/75

1st number: 1 7/14, 2nd number: 9/75

21/14 + 9/75 is 81/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 75 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 75 = 1050,
    21/14 = 21 × 75/14 × 75 = 1575/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 14 = 1050,
    9/75 = 9 × 14/75 × 14 = 126/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1575/1050 + 126/1050 = 1575 + 126/1050 = 1701/1050
  5. 1701/1050 simplified gives 81/50
  6. So, 21/14 + 9/75 = 81/50
    In mixed form: 131/50

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