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Add 42/28 and 9/6

1st number: 1 14/28, 2nd number: 1 3/6

42/28 + 9/6 is 3/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 6 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    42/28 = 42 × 3/28 × 3 = 126/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    9/6 = 9 × 14/6 × 14 = 126/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/84 + 126/84 = 126 + 126/84 = 252/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/1

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