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Add 18/84 and 30/16

1st number: 18/84, 2nd number: 1 14/16

18/84 + 30/16 is 117/56.

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,
    30/16 = 30 × 21/16 × 21 = 630/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/336 + 630/336 = 72 + 630/336 = 702/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 117/56
  6. In mixed form: 25/56

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