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Add 9/6 and 6/42

1st number: 1 3/6, 2nd number: 6/42

9/6 + 6/42 is 23/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    9/6 = 9 × 7/6 × 7 = 63/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    6/42 = 6 × 1/42 × 1 = 6/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/42 + 6/42 = 63 + 6/42 = 69/42
  5. 69/42 simplified gives 23/14
  6. So, 9/6 + 6/42 = 23/14
    In mixed form: 19/14

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