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Add 84/35 and 84/72

1st number: 2 14/35, 2nd number: 1 12/72

84/35 + 84/72 is 107/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 72 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 72 = 2520,
    84/35 = 84 × 72/35 × 72 = 6048/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 35 = 2520,
    84/72 = 84 × 35/72 × 35 = 2940/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6048/2520 + 2940/2520 = 6048 + 2940/2520 = 8988/2520
  5. 8988/2520 simplified gives 107/30
  6. So, 84/35 + 84/72 = 107/30
    In mixed form: 317/30

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