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Add 27/2 and 70/3

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

27/2 + 70/3 is 221/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 3 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    27/2 = 27 × 3/2 × 3 = 81/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    70/3 = 70 × 2/3 × 2 = 140/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/6 + 140/6 = 81 + 140/6 = 221/6
  5. In mixed form: 365/6

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