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Add 3/84 and 9/28

3/84 + 9/28 is 5/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    3/84 = 3 × 1/84 × 1 = 3/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    9/28 = 9 × 3/28 × 3 = 27/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/84 + 27/84 = 3 + 27/84 = 30/84
  5. 30/84 simplified gives 5/14
  6. So, 3/84 + 9/28 = 5/14

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