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Add 35/84 and 16/14

1st number: 35/84, 2nd number: 1 2/14

35/84 + 16/14 is 131/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 14 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    35/84 = 35 × 1/84 × 1 = 35/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    16/14 = 16 × 6/14 × 6 = 96/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/84 + 96/84 = 35 + 96/84 = 131/84
  5. In mixed form: 147/84

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