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Add 6/4 and 84/16

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 5 4/16

6/4 + 84/16 is 27/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 4 = 16,
    6/4 = 6 × 4/4 × 4 = 24/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    84/16 = 84 × 1/16 × 1 = 84/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/16 + 84/16 = 24 + 84/16 = 108/16
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/4
  6. In mixed form: 63/4

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