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Add 35/18 and 72/84

1st number: 1 17/18, 2nd number: 72/84

35/18 + 72/84 is 353/126.

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,
    35/18 = 35 × 14/18 × 14 = 490/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    72/84 = 72 × 3/84 × 3 = 216/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/252 + 216/252 = 490 + 216/252 = 706/252
  5. 706/252 simplified gives 353/126
  6. So, 35/18 + 72/84 = 353/126
    In mixed form: 2101/126

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