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Add 42/63 and 9/6

1st number: 42/63, 2nd number: 1 3/6

42/63 + 9/6 is 13/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 6 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    42/63 = 42 × 2/63 × 2 = 84/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 21 = 126,
    9/6 = 9 × 21/6 × 21 = 189/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/126 + 189/126 = 84 + 189/126 = 273/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/6
  6. In mixed form: 21/6

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