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Add 84/2 and 27/84

1st number: 42 0/2, 2nd number: 27/84

84/2 + 27/84 is 1185/28.

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,
    84/2 = 84 × 42/2 × 42 = 3528/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    27/84 = 27 × 1/84 × 1 = 27/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3528/84 + 27/84 = 3528 + 27/84 = 3555/84
  5. 3555/84 simplified gives 1185/28
  6. So, 84/2 + 27/84 = 1185/28
    In mixed form: 429/28

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