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Add 45/6 and 60/84

1st number: 7 3/6, 2nd number: 60/84

45/6 + 60/84 is 115/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    45/6 = 45 × 14/6 × 14 = 630/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    60/84 = 60 × 1/84 × 1 = 60/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/84 + 60/84 = 630 + 60/84 = 690/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 115/14
  6. In mixed form: 83/14

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