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Add 3/9 and 42/98

3/9 + 42/98 is 16/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 98 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 98 = 882,
    3/9 = 3 × 98/9 × 98 = 294/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 9 = 882,
    42/98 = 42 × 9/98 × 9 = 378/882
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/882 + 378/882 = 294 + 378/882 = 672/882
  5. 672/882 simplified gives 16/21
  6. So, 3/9 + 42/98 = 16/21

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