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Add 12/4 and 84/8

1st number: 3 0/4, 2nd number: 10 4/8

12/4 + 84/8 is 27/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 2 = 8,
    12/4 = 12 × 2/4 × 2 = 24/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    84/8 = 84 × 1/8 × 1 = 84/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/8 + 84/8 = 24 + 84/8 = 108/8
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/2
  6. In mixed form: 131/2

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