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Add 84/2 and 45/84

1st number: 42 0/2, 2nd number: 45/84

84/2 + 45/84 is 1191/28.

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,
    84/2 = 84 × 42/2 × 42 = 3528/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    45/84 = 45 × 1/84 × 1 = 45/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3528/84 + 45/84 = 3528 + 45/84 = 3573/84
  5. 3573/84 simplified gives 1191/28
  6. So, 84/2 + 45/84 = 1191/28
    In mixed form: 4215/28

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