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Add 27/15 and 2/70

1st number: 1 12/15, 2nd number: 2/70

27/15 + 2/70 is 64/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    27/15 = 27 × 14/15 × 14 = 378/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    2/70 = 2 × 3/70 × 3 = 6/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/210 + 6/210 = 378 + 6/210 = 384/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 64/35
  6. In mixed form: 129/35

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