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Add 18/70 and 42/50

18/70 + 42/50 is 192/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 5 = 350,
    18/70 = 18 × 5/70 × 5 = 90/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    42/50 = 42 × 7/50 × 7 = 294/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/350 + 294/350 = 90 + 294/350 = 384/350
  5. 384/350 simplified gives 192/175
  6. So, 18/70 + 42/50 = 192/175
    In mixed form: 117/175

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