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Add 90/42 and 9/56

1st number: 2 6/42, 2nd number: 9/56

90/42 + 9/56 is 129/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    90/42 = 90 × 4/42 × 4 = 360/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    9/56 = 9 × 3/56 × 3 = 27/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/168 + 27/168 = 360 + 27/168 = 387/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 129/56
  6. In mixed form: 217/56

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