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Add 25/18 and 2/84

1st number: 1 7/18, 2nd number: 2/84

25/18 + 2/84 is 89/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    25/18 = 25 × 14/18 × 14 = 350/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    2/84 = 2 × 3/84 × 3 = 6/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/252 + 6/252 = 350 + 6/252 = 356/252
  5. 356/252 simplified gives 89/63
  6. So, 25/18 + 2/84 = 89/63
    In mixed form: 126/63

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