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Add 18/4 and 1/84

1st number: 4 2/4, 2nd number: 1/84

18/4 + 1/84 is 379/84.

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,
    18/4 = 18 × 21/4 × 21 = 378/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    1/84 = 1 × 1/84 × 1 = 1/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/84 + 1/84 = 378 + 1/84 = 379/84
  5. In mixed form: 443/84

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