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Add 15/84 and 27/16

1st number: 15/84, 2nd number: 1 11/16

15/84 + 27/16 is 209/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 16 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 4 = 336,
    15/84 = 15 × 4/84 × 4 = 60/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 21 = 336,
    27/16 = 27 × 21/16 × 21 = 567/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/336 + 567/336 = 60 + 567/336 = 627/336
  5. 627/336 simplified gives 209/112
  6. So, 15/84 + 27/16 = 209/112
    In mixed form: 197/112

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