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Add 70/15 and 1/42

1st number: 4 10/15, 2nd number: 1/42

70/15 + 1/42 is 197/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    70/15 = 70 × 14/15 × 14 = 980/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    1/42 = 1 × 5/42 × 5 = 5/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    980/210 + 5/210 = 980 + 5/210 = 985/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 197/42
  6. In mixed form: 429/42

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