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Add 42/35 and 70/60

1st number: 1 7/35, 2nd number: 1 10/60

42/35 + 70/60 is 71/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    42/35 = 42 × 12/35 × 12 = 504/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    70/60 = 70 × 7/60 × 7 = 490/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/420 + 490/420 = 504 + 490/420 = 994/420
  5. 994/420 simplified gives 71/30
  6. So, 42/35 + 70/60 = 71/30
    In mixed form: 211/30

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