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Add 25/8 and 5/84

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 5/84

25/8 + 5/84 is 535/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    25/8 = 25 × 21/8 × 21 = 525/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    5/84 = 5 × 2/84 × 2 = 10/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/168 + 10/168 = 525 + 10/168 = 535/168
  5. So, 25/8 + 5/84 = 535/168
    In mixed form: 331/168

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