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Add 36/42 and 8/9

36/42 + 8/9 is 110/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    36/42 = 36 × 3/42 × 3 = 108/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    8/9 = 8 × 14/9 × 14 = 112/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/126 + 112/126 = 108 + 112/126 = 220/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 110/63
  6. In mixed form: 147/63

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