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Add 24/7 and 84/45

1st number: 3 3/7, 2nd number: 1 39/45

24/7 + 84/45 is 556/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 45 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 45 = 315,
    24/7 = 24 × 45/7 × 45 = 1080/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    84/45 = 84 × 7/45 × 7 = 588/315
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/315 + 588/315 = 1080 + 588/315 = 1668/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 556/105
  6. In mixed form: 531/105

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