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Add 35/4 and 20/70

1st number: 8 3/4, 2nd number: 20/70

35/4 + 20/70 is 253/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    35/4 = 35 × 35/4 × 35 = 1225/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    20/70 = 20 × 2/70 × 2 = 40/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1225/140 + 40/140 = 1225 + 40/140 = 1265/140
  5. 1265/140 simplified gives 253/28
  6. So, 35/4 + 20/70 = 253/28
    In mixed form: 91/28

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