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Add 84/15 and 28/36

1st number: 5 9/15, 2nd number: 28/36

84/15 + 28/36 is 287/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 12 = 180,
    84/15 = 84 × 12/15 × 12 = 1008/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    28/36 = 28 × 5/36 × 5 = 140/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/180 + 140/180 = 1008 + 140/180 = 1148/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 287/45
  6. In mixed form: 617/45

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