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Add 84/6 and 9/84

1st number: 14 0/6, 2nd number: 9/84

84/6 + 9/84 is 395/28.

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,
    84/6 = 84 × 14/6 × 14 = 1176/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    9/84 = 9 × 1/84 × 1 = 9/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1176/84 + 9/84 = 1176 + 9/84 = 1185/84
  5. 1185/84 simplified gives 395/28
  6. So, 84/6 + 9/84 = 395/28
    In mixed form: 143/28

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