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Add 84/5 and 84/72

1st number: 16 4/5, 2nd number: 1 12/72

84/5 + 84/72 is 539/30.

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,
    84/72 = 84 × 5/72 × 5 = 420/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6048/360 + 420/360 = 6048 + 420/360 = 6468/360
  5. 6468/360 simplified gives 539/30
  6. So, 84/5 + 84/72 = 539/30
    In mixed form: 1729/30

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