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Add 2/7 and 84/72

1st number: 2/7, 2nd number: 1 12/72

2/7 + 84/72 is 61/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 72 is 504

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 72 = 504,
    2/7 = 2 × 72/7 × 72 = 144/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 7 = 504,
    84/72 = 84 × 7/72 × 7 = 588/504
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    144/504 + 588/504 = 144 + 588/504 = 732/504
  5. 732/504 simplified gives 61/42
  6. So, 2/7 + 84/72 = 61/42
    In mixed form: 119/42

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