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Add 9/84 and 50/90

9/84 + 50/90 is 167/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 90 is 1260

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 15 = 1260,
    9/84 = 9 × 15/84 × 15 = 135/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 14 = 1260,
    50/90 = 50 × 14/90 × 14 = 700/1260
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    135/1260 + 700/1260 = 135 + 700/1260 = 835/1260
  5. 835/1260 simplified gives 167/252
  6. So, 9/84 + 50/90 = 167/252

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