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Add 18/84 and 20/16

1st number: 18/84, 2nd number: 1 4/16

18/84 + 20/16 is 41/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 16 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 4 = 336,
    18/84 = 18 × 4/84 × 4 = 72/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 21 = 336,
    20/16 = 20 × 21/16 × 21 = 420/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/336 + 420/336 = 72 + 420/336 = 492/336
  5. 492/336 simplified gives 41/28
  6. So, 18/84 + 20/16 = 41/28
    In mixed form: 113/28

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