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Add 10/4 and 2/84

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

10/4 + 2/84 is 53/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    10/4 = 10 × 21/4 × 21 = 210/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    2/84 = 2 × 1/84 × 1 = 2/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/84 + 2/84 = 210 + 2/84 = 212/84
  5. 212/84 simplified gives 53/21
  6. So, 10/4 + 2/84 = 53/21
    In mixed form: 211/21

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