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Add 84/42 and 30/54

1st number: 2 0/42, 2nd number: 30/54

84/42 + 30/54 is 23/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 54 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 9 = 378,
    84/42 = 84 × 9/42 × 9 = 756/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    30/54 = 30 × 7/54 × 7 = 210/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/378 + 210/378 = 756 + 210/378 = 966/378
  5. 966/378 simplified gives 23/9
  6. So, 84/42 + 30/54 = 23/9
    In mixed form: 25/9

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