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Add 2/4 and 8/35

2/4 + 8/35 is 51/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    2/4 = 2 × 35/4 × 35 = 70/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    8/35 = 8 × 4/35 × 4 = 32/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/140 + 32/140 = 70 + 32/140 = 102/140
  5. 102/140 simplified gives 51/70
  6. So, 2/4 + 8/35 = 51/70

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