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Add 9/4 and 5/3

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

9/4 + 5/3 is 47/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 3 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    9/4 = 9 × 3/4 × 3 = 27/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    5/3 = 5 × 4/3 × 4 = 20/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/12 + 20/12 = 27 + 20/12 = 47/12
  5. In mixed form: 311/12

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