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Add 70/4 and 63/84

1st number: 17 2/4, 2nd number: 63/84

70/4 + 63/84 is 73/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    70/4 = 70 × 21/4 × 21 = 1470/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    63/84 = 63 × 1/84 × 1 = 63/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/84 + 63/84 = 1470 + 63/84 = 1533/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/4
  6. In mixed form: 181/4

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