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Add 36/70 and 45/28

1st number: 36/70, 2nd number: 1 17/28

36/70 + 45/28 is 297/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 28 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    36/70 = 36 × 2/70 × 2 = 72/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    45/28 = 45 × 5/28 × 5 = 225/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/140 + 225/140 = 72 + 225/140 = 297/140
  5. In mixed form: 217/140

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