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Add 84/8 and 7/54

1st number: 10 4/8, 2nd number: 7/54

84/8 + 7/54 is 287/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 54 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    84/8 = 84 × 27/8 × 27 = 2268/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    7/54 = 7 × 4/54 × 4 = 28/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2268/216 + 28/216 = 2268 + 28/216 = 2296/216
  5. 2296/216 simplified gives 287/27
  6. So, 84/8 + 7/54 = 287/27
    In mixed form: 1017/27

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