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Add 9/3 and 3/14

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 3/14

9/3 + 3/14 is 45/14.

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 14 is 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 14 × 3 = 42,
    3/14 = 3 × 3/14 × 3 = 9/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/42 + 9/42 = 126 + 9/42 = 135/42
  5. 135/42 simplified gives 45/14
  6. So, 9/3 + 3/14 = 45/14
    In mixed form: 33/14

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