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Add 42/12 and 9/84

1st number: 3 6/12, 2nd number: 9/84

42/12 + 9/84 is 101/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    42/12 = 42 × 7/12 × 7 = 294/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    9/84 = 9 × 1/84 × 1 = 9/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/84 + 9/84 = 294 + 9/84 = 303/84
  5. 303/84 simplified gives 101/28
  6. So, 42/12 + 9/84 = 101/28
    In mixed form: 317/28

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