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Add 49/42 and 9/49

1st number: 1 7/42, 2nd number: 9/49

49/42 + 9/49 is 397/294.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    49/42 = 49 × 7/42 × 7 = 343/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    9/49 = 9 × 6/49 × 6 = 54/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    343/294 + 54/294 = 343 + 54/294 = 397/294
  5. So, 49/42 + 9/49 = 397/294
    In mixed form: 1103/294

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