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Add 84/5 and 54/24

1st number: 16 4/5, 2nd number: 2 6/24

84/5 + 54/24 is 381/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    84/5 = 84 × 24/5 × 24 = 2016/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    54/24 = 54 × 5/24 × 5 = 270/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2016/120 + 270/120 = 2016 + 270/120 = 2286/120
  5. 2286/120 simplified gives 381/20
  6. So, 84/5 + 54/24 = 381/20
    In mixed form: 191/20

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