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Add 45/4 and 5/84

1st number: 11 1/4, 2nd number: 5/84

45/4 + 5/84 is 475/42.

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,
    45/4 = 45 × 21/4 × 21 = 945/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    5/84 = 5 × 1/84 × 1 = 5/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    945/84 + 5/84 = 945 + 5/84 = 950/84
  5. 950/84 simplified gives 475/42
  6. So, 45/4 + 5/84 = 475/42
    In mixed form: 1113/42

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