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Add 84/6 and 27/42

1st number: 14 0/6, 2nd number: 27/42

84/6 + 27/42 is 205/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    84/6 = 84 × 7/6 × 7 = 588/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    27/42 = 27 × 1/42 × 1 = 27/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/42 + 27/42 = 588 + 27/42 = 615/42
  5. 615/42 simplified gives 205/14
  6. So, 84/6 + 27/42 = 205/14
    In mixed form: 149/14

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