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Add 12/5 and 4/84

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

12/5 + 4/84 is 257/105.

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,
    12/5 = 12 × 84/5 × 84 = 1008/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    4/84 = 4 × 5/84 × 5 = 20/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/420 + 20/420 = 1008 + 20/420 = 1028/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 257/105
  6. In mixed form: 247/105

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