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Add 42/6 and 9/84

1st number: 7 0/6, 2nd number: 9/84

42/6 + 9/84 is 199/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    42/6 = 42 × 14/6 × 14 = 588/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    9/84 = 9 × 1/84 × 1 = 9/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/84 + 9/84 = 588 + 9/84 = 597/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 199/28
  6. In mixed form: 73/28

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