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Add 1/2 and 5/70

1/2 + 5/70 is 4/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    1/2 = 1 × 35/2 × 35 = 35/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    5/70 = 5 × 1/70 × 1 = 5/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/70 + 5/70 = 35 + 5/70 = 40/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/7

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