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Add 84/16 and 45/15

1st number: 5 4/16, 2nd number: 3 0/15

84/16 + 45/15 is 33/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 15 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    84/16 = 84 × 15/16 × 15 = 1260/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    45/15 = 45 × 16/15 × 16 = 720/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/240 + 720/240 = 1260 + 720/240 = 1980/240
  5. 1980/240 simplified gives 33/4
  6. So, 84/16 + 45/15 = 33/4
    In mixed form: 81/4

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