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Add 27/14 and 70/3

1st number: 1 13/14, 2nd number: 23 1/3

27/14 + 70/3 is 1061/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 3 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    27/14 = 27 × 3/14 × 3 = 81/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    70/3 = 70 × 14/3 × 14 = 980/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/42 + 980/42 = 81 + 980/42 = 1061/42
  5. In mixed form: 2511/42

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