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Add 84/2 and 63/84

1st number: 42 0/2, 2nd number: 63/84

84/2 + 63/84 is 171/4.

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,
    63/84 = 63 × 1/84 × 1 = 63/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3528/84 + 63/84 = 3528 + 63/84 = 3591/84
  5. 3591/84 simplified gives 171/4
  6. So, 84/2 + 63/84 = 171/4
    In mixed form: 423/4

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