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Add 35/84 and 1/5

35/84 + 1/5 is 37/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 5 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    35/84 = 35 × 5/84 × 5 = 175/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 84 = 420,
    1/5 = 1 × 84/5 × 84 = 84/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/420 + 84/420 = 175 + 84/420 = 259/420
  5. 259/420 simplified gives 37/60
  6. So, 35/84 + 1/5 = 37/60

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