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Add 56/70 and 60/42

1st number: 56/70, 2nd number: 1 18/42

56/70 + 60/42 is 78/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    56/70 = 56 × 3/70 × 3 = 168/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    60/42 = 60 × 5/42 × 5 = 300/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/210 + 300/210 = 168 + 300/210 = 468/210
  5. 468/210 simplified gives 78/35
  6. So, 56/70 + 60/42 = 78/35
    In mixed form: 28/35

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