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Add 72/3 and 9/42

1st number: 24 0/3, 2nd number: 9/42

72/3 + 9/42 is 339/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    72/3 = 72 × 14/3 × 14 = 1008/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    9/42 = 9 × 1/42 × 1 = 9/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/42 + 9/42 = 1008 + 9/42 = 1017/42
  5. 1017/42 simplified gives 339/14
  6. So, 72/3 + 9/42 = 339/14
    In mixed form: 243/14

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