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Add 84/36 and 50/20

1st number: 2 12/36, 2nd number: 2 10/20

84/36 + 50/20 is 29/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 20 is 180

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    84/36 = 84 × 5/36 × 5 = 420/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    50/20 = 50 × 9/20 × 9 = 450/180
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    420/180 + 450/180 = 420 + 450/180 = 870/180
  5. 870/180 simplified gives 29/6
  6. So, 84/36 + 50/20 = 29/6
    In mixed form: 45/6

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