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Add 50/36 and 5/70

1st number: 1 14/36, 2nd number: 5/70

50/36 + 5/70 is 92/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 70 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 35 = 1260,
    50/36 = 50 × 35/36 × 35 = 1750/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 18 = 1260,
    5/70 = 5 × 18/70 × 18 = 90/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1750/1260 + 90/1260 = 1750 + 90/1260 = 1840/1260
  5. 1840/1260 simplified gives 92/63
  6. So, 50/36 + 5/70 = 92/63
    In mixed form: 129/63

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