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Add 84/5 and 40/84

1st number: 16 4/5, 2nd number: 40/84

84/5 + 40/84 is 1814/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 84 = 420,
    84/5 = 84 × 84/5 × 84 = 7056/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    40/84 = 40 × 5/84 × 5 = 200/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7056/420 + 200/420 = 7056 + 200/420 = 7256/420
  5. 7256/420 simplified gives 1814/105
  6. So, 84/5 + 40/84 = 1814/105
    In mixed form: 1729/105

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