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Add 5/60 and 9/84

5/60 + 9/84 is 4/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    5/60 = 5 × 7/60 × 7 = 35/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    9/84 = 9 × 5/84 × 5 = 45/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/420 + 45/420 = 35 + 45/420 = 80/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/21

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