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Add 84/40 and 84/16

1st number: 2 4/40, 2nd number: 5 4/16

84/40 + 84/16 is 147/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 2 = 80,
    84/40 = 84 × 2/40 × 2 = 168/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    84/16 = 84 × 5/16 × 5 = 420/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/80 + 420/80 = 168 + 420/80 = 588/80
  5. 588/80 simplified gives 147/20
  6. So, 84/40 + 84/16 = 147/20
    In mixed form: 77/20

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