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Add 5/12 and 35/70

5/12 + 35/70 is 11/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 70 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    5/12 = 5 × 35/12 × 35 = 175/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    35/70 = 35 × 6/70 × 6 = 210/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/420 + 210/420 = 175 + 210/420 = 385/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/12

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