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Add 42/2 and 7/70

1st number: 21 0/2, 2nd number: 7/70

42/2 + 7/70 is 211/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    42/2 = 42 × 35/2 × 35 = 1470/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    7/70 = 7 × 1/70 × 1 = 7/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/70 + 7/70 = 1470 + 7/70 = 1477/70
  5. 1477/70 simplified gives 211/10
  6. So, 42/2 + 7/70 = 211/10
    In mixed form: 211/10

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