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Add 8/2 and 2/84

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 2/84

8/2 + 2/84 is 169/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 42 = 84,
    8/2 = 8 × 42/2 × 42 = 336/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    2/84 = 2 × 1/84 × 1 = 2/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/84 + 2/84 = 336 + 2/84 = 338/84
  5. 338/84 simplified gives 169/42
  6. So, 8/2 + 2/84 = 169/42
    In mixed form: 41/42

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