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Add 27/70 and 10/4

1st number: 27/70, 2nd number: 2 2/4

27/70 + 10/4 is 101/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 4 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    27/70 = 27 × 2/70 × 2 = 54/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    10/4 = 10 × 35/4 × 35 = 350/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/140 + 350/140 = 54 + 350/140 = 404/140
  5. 404/140 simplified gives 101/35
  6. So, 27/70 + 10/4 = 101/35
    In mixed form: 231/35

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