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Add 42/12 and 9/75

1st number: 3 6/12, 2nd number: 9/75

42/12 + 9/75 is 181/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 75 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    42/12 = 42 × 25/12 × 25 = 1050/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    9/75 = 9 × 4/75 × 4 = 36/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/300 + 36/300 = 1050 + 36/300 = 1086/300
  5. 1086/300 simplified gives 181/50
  6. So, 42/12 + 9/75 = 181/50
    In mixed form: 331/50

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