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Add 18/2 and 84/60

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 1 24/60

18/2 + 84/60 is 52/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 30 = 60,
    18/2 = 18 × 30/2 × 30 = 540/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    84/60 = 84 × 1/60 × 1 = 84/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/60 + 84/60 = 540 + 84/60 = 624/60
  5. 624/60 simplified gives 52/5
  6. So, 18/2 + 84/60 = 52/5
    In mixed form: 102/5

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