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Add 2/84 and 21/8

1st number: 2/84, 2nd number: 2 5/8

2/84 + 21/8 is 445/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    2/84 = 2 × 2/84 × 2 = 4/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    21/8 = 21 × 21/8 × 21 = 441/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/168 + 441/168 = 4 + 441/168 = 445/168
  5. In mixed form: 2109/168

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