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Add 1/4 and 18/84

1/4 + 18/84 is 13/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    1/4 = 1 × 21/4 × 21 = 21/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    18/84 = 18 × 1/84 × 1 = 18/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/84 + 18/84 = 21 + 18/84 = 39/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/28

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