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Add 84/42 and 60/63

1st number: 2 0/42, 2nd number: 60/63

84/42 + 60/63 is 62/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 63 is 126

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    84/42 = 84 × 3/42 × 3 = 252/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    60/63 = 60 × 2/63 × 2 = 120/126
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    252/126 + 120/126 = 252 + 120/126 = 372/126
  5. 372/126 simplified gives 62/21
  6. So, 84/42 + 60/63 = 62/21
    In mixed form: 220/21

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