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Add 8/84 and 42/60

8/84 + 42/60 is 167/210.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    8/84 = 8 × 5/84 × 5 = 40/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    42/60 = 42 × 7/60 × 7 = 294/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/420 + 294/420 = 40 + 294/420 = 334/420
  5. 334/420 simplified gives 167/210
  6. So, 8/84 + 42/60 = 167/210

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