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Add 12/84 and 50/42

1st number: 12/84, 2nd number: 1 8/42

12/84 + 50/42 is 4/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    12/84 = 12 × 1/84 × 1 = 12/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    50/42 = 50 × 2/42 × 2 = 100/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/84 + 100/84 = 12 + 100/84 = 112/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/3
  6. In mixed form: 11/3

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