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Add 54/84 and 6/10

54/84 + 6/10 is 87/70.

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,
    54/84 = 54 × 5/84 × 5 = 270/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 42 = 420,
    6/10 = 6 × 42/10 × 42 = 252/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/420 + 252/420 = 270 + 252/420 = 522/420
  5. 522/420 simplified gives 87/70
  6. So, 54/84 + 6/10 = 87/70
    In mixed form: 117/70

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