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Add 8/84 and 54/72

8/84 + 54/72 is 71/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 72 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 6 = 504,
    8/84 = 8 × 6/84 × 6 = 48/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 7 = 504,
    54/72 = 54 × 7/72 × 7 = 378/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/504 + 378/504 = 48 + 378/504 = 426/504
  5. 426/504 simplified gives 71/84
  6. So, 8/84 + 54/72 = 71/84

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