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Add 20/5 and 15/70

1st number: 4 0/5, 2nd number: 15/70

20/5 + 15/70 is 59/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    20/5 = 20 × 14/5 × 14 = 280/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    15/70 = 15 × 1/70 × 1 = 15/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/70 + 15/70 = 280 + 15/70 = 295/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/14
  6. In mixed form: 43/14

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