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Add 1/70 and 45/8

1st number: 1/70, 2nd number: 5 5/8

1/70 + 45/8 is 1579/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    1/70 = 1 × 4/70 × 4 = 4/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    45/8 = 45 × 35/8 × 35 = 1575/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/280 + 1575/280 = 4 + 1575/280 = 1579/280
  5. In mixed form: 5179/280

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