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Add 42/24 and 84/70

1st number: 1 18/24, 2nd number: 1 14/70

42/24 + 84/70 is 59/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 70 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    42/24 = 42 × 35/24 × 35 = 1470/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    84/70 = 84 × 12/70 × 12 = 1008/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/840 + 1008/840 = 1470 + 1008/840 = 2478/840
  5. 2478/840 simplified gives 59/20
  6. So, 42/24 + 84/70 = 59/20
    In mixed form: 219/20

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