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Add 24/18 and 7/84

1st number: 1 6/18, 2nd number: 7/84

24/18 + 7/84 is 17/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    24/18 = 24 × 14/18 × 14 = 336/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    7/84 = 7 × 3/84 × 3 = 21/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/252 + 21/252 = 336 + 21/252 = 357/252
  5. 357/252 simplified gives 17/12
  6. So, 24/18 + 7/84 = 17/12
    In mixed form: 15/12

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