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Add 42/56 and 84/70

1st number: 42/56, 2nd number: 1 14/70

42/56 + 84/70 is 39/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    42/56 = 42 × 5/56 × 5 = 210/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    84/70 = 84 × 4/70 × 4 = 336/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/280 + 336/280 = 210 + 336/280 = 546/280
  5. 546/280 simplified gives 39/20
  6. So, 42/56 + 84/70 = 39/20
    In mixed form: 119/20

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