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Add 8/84 and 60/18

1st number: 8/84, 2nd number: 3 6/18

8/84 + 60/18 is 24/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    8/84 = 8 × 3/84 × 3 = 24/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    60/18 = 60 × 14/18 × 14 = 840/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/252 + 840/252 = 24 + 840/252 = 864/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 24/7
  6. In mixed form: 33/7

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