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Add 9/42 and 8/7

1st number: 9/42, 2nd number: 1 1/7

9/42 + 8/7 is 19/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    9/42 = 9 × 1/42 × 1 = 9/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    8/7 = 8 × 6/7 × 6 = 48/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/42 + 48/42 = 9 + 48/42 = 57/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/14
  6. In mixed form: 15/14

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