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Add 84/5 and 20/36

1st number: 16 4/5, 2nd number: 20/36

84/5 + 20/36 is 781/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 36 = 180,
    84/5 = 84 × 36/5 × 36 = 3024/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    20/36 = 20 × 5/36 × 5 = 100/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3024/180 + 100/180 = 3024 + 100/180 = 3124/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 781/45
  6. In mixed form: 1716/45

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