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Add 9/60 and 42/9

1st number: 9/60, 2nd number: 4 6/9

9/60 + 42/9 is 289/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 9 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    9/60 = 9 × 3/60 × 3 = 27/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    42/9 = 42 × 20/9 × 20 = 840/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/180 + 840/180 = 27 + 840/180 = 867/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 289/60
  6. In mixed form: 449/60

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