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Add 18/8 and 7/84

1st number: 2 2/8, 2nd number: 7/84

18/8 + 7/84 is 7/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    18/8 = 18 × 21/8 × 21 = 378/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    7/84 = 7 × 2/84 × 2 = 14/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/168 + 14/168 = 378 + 14/168 = 392/168
  5. 392/168 simplified gives 7/3
  6. So, 18/8 + 7/84 = 7/3
    In mixed form: 21/3

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