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Add 72/2 and 5/84

1st number: 36 0/2, 2nd number: 5/84

72/2 + 5/84 is 3029/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 42 = 84,
    72/2 = 72 × 42/2 × 42 = 3024/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    5/84 = 5 × 1/84 × 1 = 5/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3024/84 + 5/84 = 3024 + 5/84 = 3029/84
  5. So, 72/2 + 5/84 = 3029/84
    In mixed form: 365/84

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