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Add 5/84 and 56/10

1st number: 5/84, 2nd number: 5 6/10

5/84 + 56/10 is 2377/420.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 10 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    5/84 = 5 × 5/84 × 5 = 25/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 42 = 420,
    56/10 = 56 × 42/10 × 42 = 2352/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/420 + 2352/420 = 25 + 2352/420 = 2377/420
  5. So, 5/84 + 56/10 = 2377/420
    In mixed form: 5277/420

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