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Add 9/3 and 2/4

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 2/4

9/3 + 2/4 is 7/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    9/3 = 9 × 4/3 × 4 = 36/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    2/4 = 2 × 3/4 × 3 = 6/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/12 + 6/12 = 36 + 6/12 = 42/12
  5. 42/12 simplified gives 7/2
  6. So, 9/3 + 2/4 = 7/2
    In mixed form: 31/2

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