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Add 42/36 and 9/25

1st number: 1 6/36, 2nd number: 9/25

42/36 + 9/25 is 229/150.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 25 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    42/36 = 42 × 25/36 × 25 = 1050/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 36 = 900,
    9/25 = 9 × 36/25 × 36 = 324/900
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/900 + 324/900 = 1050 + 324/900 = 1374/900
  5. 1374/900 simplified gives 229/150
  6. So, 42/36 + 9/25 = 229/150
    In mixed form: 179/150

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