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Add 84/5 and 84/9

1st number: 16 4/5, 2nd number: 9 3/9

84/5 + 84/9 is 392/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    84/5 = 84 × 9/5 × 9 = 756/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    84/9 = 84 × 5/9 × 5 = 420/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/45 + 420/45 = 756 + 420/45 = 1176/45
  5. 1176/45 simplified gives 392/15
  6. So, 84/5 + 84/9 = 392/15
    In mixed form: 262/15

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