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Add 75/40 and 50/84

1st number: 1 35/40, 2nd number: 50/84

75/40 + 50/84 is 415/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 84 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 21 = 840,
    75/40 = 75 × 21/40 × 21 = 1575/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 10 = 840,
    50/84 = 50 × 10/84 × 10 = 500/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1575/840 + 500/840 = 1575 + 500/840 = 2075/840
  5. 2075/840 simplified gives 415/168
  6. So, 75/40 + 50/84 = 415/168
    In mixed form: 279/168

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