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Add 84/40 and 84/96

1st number: 2 4/40, 2nd number: 84/96

84/40 + 84/96 is 119/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 96 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 12 = 480,
    84/40 = 84 × 12/40 × 12 = 1008/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    84/96 = 84 × 5/96 × 5 = 420/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/480 + 420/480 = 1008 + 420/480 = 1428/480
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 119/40
  6. In mixed form: 239/40

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