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Add 20/84 and 7/18

20/84 + 7/18 is 79/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    20/84 = 20 × 3/84 × 3 = 60/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    7/18 = 7 × 14/18 × 14 = 98/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/252 + 98/252 = 60 + 98/252 = 158/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/126

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