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Add 84/5 and 56/36

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

84/5 + 56/36 is 826/45.

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,
    56/36 = 56 × 5/36 × 5 = 280/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3024/180 + 280/180 = 3024 + 280/180 = 3304/180
  5. 3304/180 simplified gives 826/45
  6. So, 84/5 + 56/36 = 826/45
    In mixed form: 1816/45

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