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Add 20/70 and 24/56

20/70 + 24/56 is 5/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    20/70 = 20 × 4/70 × 4 = 80/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    24/56 = 24 × 5/56 × 5 = 120/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/280 + 120/280 = 80 + 120/280 = 200/280
  5. 200/280 simplified gives 5/7
  6. So, 20/70 + 24/56 = 5/7

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