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Add 24/35 and 84/20

1st number: 24/35, 2nd number: 4 4/20

24/35 + 84/20 is 171/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    24/35 = 24 × 4/35 × 4 = 96/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    84/20 = 84 × 7/20 × 7 = 588/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/140 + 588/140 = 96 + 588/140 = 684/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 171/35
  6. In mixed form: 431/35

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