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Add 7/42 and 9/49

7/42 + 9/49 is 103/294.

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,
    7/42 = 7 × 7/42 × 7 = 49/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    9/49 = 9 × 6/49 × 6 = 54/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/294 + 54/294 = 49 + 54/294 = 103/294

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