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Add 20/5 and 84/16

1st number: 4 0/5, 2nd number: 5 4/16

20/5 + 84/16 is 37/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 16 = 80,
    20/5 = 20 × 16/5 × 16 = 320/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    84/16 = 84 × 5/16 × 5 = 420/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/80 + 420/80 = 320 + 420/80 = 740/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/4
  6. In mixed form: 91/4

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