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Add 24/70 and 20/18

1st number: 24/70, 2nd number: 1 2/18

24/70 + 20/18 is 458/315.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 18 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    24/70 = 24 × 9/70 × 9 = 216/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,
    20/18 = 20 × 35/18 × 35 = 700/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/630 + 700/630 = 216 + 700/630 = 916/630
  5. 916/630 simplified gives 458/315
  6. So, 24/70 + 20/18 = 458/315
    In mixed form: 1143/315

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