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Add 27/42 and 70/8

1st number: 27/42, 2nd number: 8 6/8

27/42 + 70/8 is 263/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    27/42 = 27 × 4/42 × 4 = 108/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    70/8 = 70 × 21/8 × 21 = 1470/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/168 + 1470/168 = 108 + 1470/168 = 1578/168
  5. 1578/168 simplified gives 263/28
  6. So, 27/42 + 70/8 = 263/28
    In mixed form: 911/28

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