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Add 24/35 and 70/64

1st number: 24/35, 2nd number: 1 6/64

24/35 + 70/64 is 1993/1120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 64 is 2240

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 64 = 2240,
    24/35 = 24 × 64/35 × 64 = 1536/2240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 64 × 35 = 2240,
    70/64 = 70 × 35/64 × 35 = 2450/2240
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    1536/2240 + 2450/2240 = 1536 + 2450/2240 = 3986/2240
  5. 3986/2240 simplified gives 1993/1120
  6. So, 24/35 + 70/64 = 1993/1120
    In mixed form: 1873/1120

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