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Add 54/4 and 7/84

1st number: 13 2/4, 2nd number: 7/84

54/4 + 7/84 is 163/12.

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,
    54/4 = 54 × 21/4 × 21 = 1134/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    7/84 = 7 × 1/84 × 1 = 7/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1134/84 + 7/84 = 1134 + 7/84 = 1141/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 163/12
  6. In mixed form: 137/12

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