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Add 4/42 and 35/9

1st number: 4/42, 2nd number: 3 8/9

4/42 + 35/9 is 251/63.

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,
    4/42 = 4 × 3/42 × 3 = 12/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    35/9 = 35 × 14/9 × 14 = 490/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/126 + 490/126 = 12 + 490/126 = 502/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 251/63
  6. In mixed form: 362/63

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