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Add 84/5 and 28/72

1st number: 16 4/5, 2nd number: 28/72

84/5 + 28/72 is 1547/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 72 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 72 = 360,
    84/5 = 84 × 72/5 × 72 = 6048/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    28/72 = 28 × 5/72 × 5 = 140/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6048/360 + 140/360 = 6048 + 140/360 = 6188/360
  5. 6188/360 simplified gives 1547/90
  6. So, 84/5 + 28/72 = 1547/90
    In mixed form: 1717/90

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