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Add 9/3 and 27/42

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 27/42

9/3 + 27/42 is 51/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 42 is 42

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    9/3 = 9 × 14/3 × 14 = 126/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    27/42 = 27 × 1/42 × 1 = 27/42
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    126/42 + 27/42 = 126 + 27/42 = 153/42
  5. 153/42 simplified gives 51/14
  6. So, 9/3 + 27/42 = 51/14
    In mixed form: 39/14

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