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Add 20/50 and 5/70

20/50 + 5/70 is 33/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 70 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    20/50 = 20 × 7/50 × 7 = 140/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 5 = 350,
    5/70 = 5 × 5/70 × 5 = 25/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/350 + 25/350 = 140 + 25/350 = 165/350
  5. 165/350 simplified gives 33/70
  6. So, 20/50 + 5/70 = 33/70

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