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Add 2/9 and 84/40

1st number: 2/9, 2nd number: 2 4/40

2/9 + 84/40 is 209/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 40 = 360,
    2/9 = 2 × 40/9 × 40 = 80/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    84/40 = 84 × 9/40 × 9 = 756/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/360 + 756/360 = 80 + 756/360 = 836/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 209/90
  6. In mixed form: 229/90

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