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Add 60/14 and 30/84

1st number: 4 4/14, 2nd number: 30/84

60/14 + 30/84 is 65/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    60/14 = 60 × 6/14 × 6 = 360/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    30/84 = 30 × 1/84 × 1 = 30/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/84 + 30/84 = 360 + 30/84 = 390/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/14
  6. In mixed form: 49/14

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