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Add 9/3 and 42/49

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 42/49

9/3 + 42/49 is 27/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 49 = 147,
    9/3 = 9 × 49/3 × 49 = 441/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    42/49 = 42 × 3/49 × 3 = 126/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    441/147 + 126/147 = 441 + 126/147 = 567/147
  5. 567/147 simplified gives 27/7
  6. So, 9/3 + 42/49 = 27/7
    In mixed form: 36/7

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