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Add 2/72 and 2/70

2/72 + 2/70 is 71/1260.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 70 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 35 = 2520,
    2/72 = 2 × 35/72 × 35 = 70/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 36 = 2520,
    2/70 = 2 × 36/70 × 36 = 72/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/2520 + 72/2520 = 70 + 72/2520 = 142/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/1260

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