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Add 84/20 and 12/16

1st number: 4 4/20, 2nd number: 12/16

84/20 + 12/16 is 99/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 4 = 80,
    84/20 = 84 × 4/20 × 4 = 336/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    12/16 = 12 × 5/16 × 5 = 60/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/80 + 60/80 = 336 + 60/80 = 396/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 99/20
  6. In mixed form: 419/20

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