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Add 20/5 and 84/48

1st number: 4 0/5, 2nd number: 1 36/48

20/5 + 84/48 is 23/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 48 = 240,
    20/5 = 20 × 48/5 × 48 = 960/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    84/48 = 84 × 5/48 × 5 = 420/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/240 + 420/240 = 960 + 420/240 = 1380/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/4
  6. In mixed form: 53/4

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