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Add 21/2 and 70/14

1st number: 10 1/2, 2nd number: 5 0/14

21/2 + 70/14 is 31/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 14 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    21/2 = 21 × 7/2 × 7 = 147/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    70/14 = 70 × 1/14 × 1 = 70/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/14 + 70/14 = 147 + 70/14 = 217/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/2
  6. In mixed form: 151/2

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