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Add 15/8 and 70/14

1st number: 1 7/8, 2nd number: 5 0/14

15/8 + 70/14 is 55/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    15/8 = 15 × 7/8 × 7 = 105/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    70/14 = 70 × 4/14 × 4 = 280/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/56 + 280/56 = 105 + 280/56 = 385/56
  5. 385/56 simplified gives 55/8
  6. So, 15/8 + 70/14 = 55/8
    In mixed form: 67/8

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