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Add 24/49 and 84/9

1st number: 24/49, 2nd number: 9 3/9

24/49 + 84/9 is 1444/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 9 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    24/49 = 24 × 9/49 × 9 = 216/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    84/9 = 84 × 49/9 × 49 = 4116/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/441 + 4116/441 = 216 + 4116/441 = 4332/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1444/147
  6. In mixed form: 9121/147

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