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Add 84/42 and 5/45

1st number: 2 0/42, 2nd number: 5/45

84/42 + 5/45 is 19/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 45 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,
    84/42 = 84 × 15/42 × 15 = 1260/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    5/45 = 5 × 14/45 × 14 = 70/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/630 + 70/630 = 1260 + 70/630 = 1330/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/9
  6. In mixed form: 21/9

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