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Add 9/3 and 5/4

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

9/3 + 5/4 is 17/4.

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,
    5/4 = 5 × 3/4 × 3 = 15/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/12 + 15/12 = 36 + 15/12 = 51/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/4
  6. In mixed form: 41/4

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