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Add 15/2 and 8/70

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 8/70

15/2 + 8/70 is 533/70.

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,
    15/2 = 15 × 35/2 × 35 = 525/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    8/70 = 8 × 1/70 × 1 = 8/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/70 + 8/70 = 525 + 8/70 = 533/70
  5. In mixed form: 743/70

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