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Add 27/5 and 70/49

1st number: 5 2/5, 2nd number: 1 21/49

27/5 + 70/49 is 239/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 49 is 245
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 49 = 245,
    27/5 = 27 × 49/5 × 49 = 1323/245
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 5 = 245,
    70/49 = 70 × 5/49 × 5 = 350/245
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1323/245 + 350/245 = 1323 + 350/245 = 1673/245
  5. 1673/245 simplified gives 239/35
  6. So, 27/5 + 70/49 = 239/35
    In mixed form: 629/35

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