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Add 4/9 and 7/84

4/9 + 7/84 is 19/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    4/9 = 4 × 28/9 × 28 = 112/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    7/84 = 7 × 3/84 × 3 = 21/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/252 + 21/252 = 112 + 21/252 = 133/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/36

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