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Add 7/3 and 63/84

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 63/84

7/3 + 63/84 is 37/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 84 is 84

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    7/3 = 7 × 28/3 × 28 = 196/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    63/84 = 63 × 1/84 × 1 = 63/84
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    196/84 + 63/84 = 196 + 63/84 = 259/84
  5. 259/84 simplified gives 37/12
  6. So, 7/3 + 63/84 = 37/12
    In mixed form: 31/12

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