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Add 70/12 and 8/14

1st number: 5 10/12, 2nd number: 8/14

70/12 + 8/14 is 269/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 14 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    70/12 = 70 × 7/12 × 7 = 490/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    8/14 = 8 × 6/14 × 6 = 48/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/84 + 48/84 = 490 + 48/84 = 538/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 269/42
  6. In mixed form: 617/42

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