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Add 42/4 and 63/84

1st number: 10 2/4, 2nd number: 63/84

42/4 + 63/84 is 45/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    42/4 = 42 × 21/4 × 21 = 882/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    63/84 = 63 × 1/84 × 1 = 63/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    882/84 + 63/84 = 882 + 63/84 = 945/84
  5. 945/84 simplified gives 45/4
  6. So, 42/4 + 63/84 = 45/4
    In mixed form: 111/4

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