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Add 18/84 and 5/12

18/84 + 5/12 is 53/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    18/84 = 18 × 1/84 × 1 = 18/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    5/12 = 5 × 7/12 × 7 = 35/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/84 + 35/84 = 18 + 35/84 = 53/84

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