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Add 2/21 and 96/70

1st number: 2/21, 2nd number: 1 26/70

2/21 + 96/70 is 22/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 10 = 210,
    2/21 = 2 × 10/21 × 10 = 20/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    96/70 = 96 × 3/70 × 3 = 288/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/210 + 288/210 = 20 + 288/210 = 308/210
  5. 308/210 simplified gives 22/15
  6. So, 2/21 + 96/70 = 22/15
    In mixed form: 17/15

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