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Add 18/60 and 5/84

18/60 + 5/84 is 151/420.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    18/60 = 18 × 7/60 × 7 = 126/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    5/84 = 5 × 5/84 × 5 = 25/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/420 + 25/420 = 126 + 25/420 = 151/420

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