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Add 8/84 and 18/48

8/84 + 18/48 is 79/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 4 = 336,
    8/84 = 8 × 4/84 × 4 = 32/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    18/48 = 18 × 7/48 × 7 = 126/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/336 + 126/336 = 32 + 126/336 = 158/336
  5. 158/336 simplified gives 79/168
  6. So, 8/84 + 18/48 = 79/168

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