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184 + 856 is 1384.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 84 and 56 is**168**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 168 - For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,

184 = 1 × 284 × 2 = 2168 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,

856 = 8 × 356 × 3 = 24168 - Add the two like fractions:

2168 + 24168 = 2 + 24168 = 26168 - 26/168 simplified gives 1384
- So, 1/84 + 8/56 = 13/84

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