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Add 1/5 and 24/70

1/5 + 24/70 is 19/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    1/5 = 1 × 14/5 × 14 = 14/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    24/70 = 24 × 1/70 × 1 = 24/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/70 + 24/70 = 14 + 24/70 = 38/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/35

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