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Add 2/84 and 15/9

1st number: 2/84, 2nd number: 1 6/9

2/84 + 15/9 is 71/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    2/84 = 2 × 3/84 × 3 = 6/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    15/9 = 15 × 28/9 × 28 = 420/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/252 + 420/252 = 6 + 420/252 = 426/252
  5. 426/252 simplified gives 71/42
  6. So, 2/84 + 15/9 = 71/42
    In mixed form: 129/42

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