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Add 9/3 and 42/35

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 1 7/35

9/3 + 42/35 is 21/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 35 = 105,
    9/3 = 9 × 35/3 × 35 = 315/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    42/35 = 42 × 3/35 × 3 = 126/105
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/105 + 126/105 = 315 + 126/105 = 441/105
  5. 441/105 simplified gives 21/5
  6. So, 9/3 + 42/35 = 21/5
    In mixed form: 41/5

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