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Add 6/3 and 84/20

1st number: 2 0/3, 2nd number: 4 4/20

6/3 + 84/20 is 31/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    6/3 = 6 × 20/3 × 20 = 120/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    84/20 = 84 × 3/20 × 3 = 252/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/60 + 252/60 = 120 + 252/60 = 372/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/5
  6. In mixed form: 61/5

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