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Add 54/10 and 25/84

1st number: 5 4/10, 2nd number: 25/84

54/10 + 25/84 is 2393/420.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 42 = 420,
    54/10 = 54 × 42/10 × 42 = 2268/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    25/84 = 25 × 5/84 × 5 = 125/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2268/420 + 125/420 = 2268 + 125/420 = 2393/420
  5. In mixed form: 5293/420

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