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Add 24/12 and 2/84

1st number: 2 0/12, 2nd number: 2/84

24/12 + 2/84 is 85/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    24/12 = 24 × 7/12 × 7 = 168/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    2/84 = 2 × 1/84 × 1 = 2/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/84 + 2/84 = 168 + 2/84 = 170/84
  5. 170/84 simplified gives 85/42
  6. So, 24/12 + 2/84 = 85/42
    In mixed form: 21/42

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