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Add 27/2 and 70/21

1st number: 13 1/2, 2nd number: 3 7/21

27/2 + 70/21 is 101/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 21 = 42,
    27/2 = 27 × 21/2 × 21 = 567/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    70/21 = 70 × 2/21 × 2 = 140/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    567/42 + 140/42 = 567 + 140/42 = 707/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 101/6
  6. In mixed form: 165/6

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