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Add 56/35 and 84/90

1st number: 1 21/35, 2nd number: 84/90

56/35 + 84/90 is 38/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 90 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 18 = 630,
    56/35 = 56 × 18/35 × 18 = 1008/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 7 = 630,
    84/90 = 84 × 7/90 × 7 = 588/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/630 + 588/630 = 1008 + 588/630 = 1596/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38/15
  6. In mixed form: 28/15

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