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Add 36/4 and 21/84

1st number: 9 0/4, 2nd number: 21/84

36/4 + 21/84 is 37/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    36/4 = 36 × 21/4 × 21 = 756/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    21/84 = 21 × 1/84 × 1 = 21/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/84 + 21/84 = 756 + 21/84 = 777/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/4
  6. In mixed form: 91/4

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