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Add 54/36 and 70/84

1st number: 1 18/36, 2nd number: 70/84

54/36 + 70/84 is 7/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    54/36 = 54 × 7/36 × 7 = 378/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    70/84 = 70 × 3/84 × 3 = 210/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/252 + 210/252 = 378 + 210/252 = 588/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/3
  6. In mixed form: 21/3

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