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Add 84/5 and 54/12

1st number: 16 4/5, 2nd number: 4 6/12

84/5 + 54/12 is 213/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    84/5 = 84 × 12/5 × 12 = 1008/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    54/12 = 54 × 5/12 × 5 = 270/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/60 + 270/60 = 1008 + 270/60 = 1278/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 213/10
  6. In mixed form: 213/10

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