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Add 16/15 and 70/42

1st number: 1 1/15, 2nd number: 1 28/42

16/15 + 70/42 is 41/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    16/15 = 16 × 14/15 × 14 = 224/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    70/42 = 70 × 5/42 × 5 = 350/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/210 + 350/210 = 224 + 350/210 = 574/210
  5. 574/210 simplified gives 41/15
  6. So, 16/15 + 70/42 = 41/15
    In mixed form: 211/15

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