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Add 16/5 and 70/84

1st number: 3 1/5, 2nd number: 70/84

16/5 + 70/84 is 121/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 84 = 420,
    16/5 = 16 × 84/5 × 84 = 1344/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    70/84 = 70 × 5/84 × 5 = 350/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1344/420 + 350/420 = 1344 + 350/420 = 1694/420
  5. 1694/420 simplified gives 121/30
  6. So, 16/5 + 70/84 = 121/30
    In mixed form: 41/30

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