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Add 14/10 and 42/35

1st number: 1 4/10, 2nd number: 1 7/35

14/10 + 42/35 is 13/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    14/10 = 14 × 7/10 × 7 = 98/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    42/35 = 42 × 2/35 × 2 = 84/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/70 + 84/70 = 98 + 84/70 = 182/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/5
  6. In mixed form: 23/5

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