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Add 6/4 and 7/70

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 7/70

6/4 + 7/70 is 8/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    6/4 = 6 × 35/4 × 35 = 210/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    7/70 = 7 × 2/70 × 2 = 14/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/140 + 14/140 = 210 + 14/140 = 224/140
  5. 224/140 simplified gives 8/5
  6. So, 6/4 + 7/70 = 8/5
    In mixed form: 13/5

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