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Add 70/36 and 8/84

1st number: 1 34/36, 2nd number: 8/84

70/36 + 8/84 is 257/126.

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,
    70/36 = 70 × 7/36 × 7 = 490/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    8/84 = 8 × 3/84 × 3 = 24/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/252 + 24/252 = 490 + 24/252 = 514/252
  5. 514/252 simplified gives 257/126
  6. So, 70/36 + 8/84 = 257/126
    In mixed form: 25/126

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