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Add 72/84 and 50/81

72/84 + 50/81 is 836/567.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 81 is 2268

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2268
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 27 = 2268,
    72/84 = 72 × 27/84 × 27 = 1944/2268
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 28 = 2268,
    50/81 = 50 × 28/81 × 28 = 1400/2268
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    1944/2268 + 1400/2268 = 1944 + 1400/2268 = 3344/2268
  5. 3344/2268 simplified gives 836/567
  6. So, 72/84 + 50/81 = 836/567
    In mixed form: 1269/567

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