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Add 5/49 and 70/45

1st number: 5/49, 2nd number: 1 25/45

5/49 + 70/45 is 731/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 45 is 2205
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,
    5/49 = 5 × 45/49 × 45 = 225/2205
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,
    70/45 = 70 × 49/45 × 49 = 3430/2205
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/2205 + 3430/2205 = 225 + 3430/2205 = 3655/2205
  5. 3655/2205 simplified gives 731/441
  6. So, 5/49 + 70/45 = 731/441
    In mixed form: 1290/441

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