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Add 30/42 and 8/70

30/42 + 8/70 is 29/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    30/42 = 30 × 5/42 × 5 = 150/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    8/70 = 8 × 3/70 × 3 = 24/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/210 + 24/210 = 150 + 24/210 = 174/210
  5. 174/210 simplified gives 29/35
  6. So, 30/42 + 8/70 = 29/35

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