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Add 70/18 and 45/28

1st number: 3 16/18, 2nd number: 1 17/28

70/18 + 45/28 is 1385/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 28 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    70/18 = 70 × 14/18 × 14 = 980/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    45/28 = 45 × 9/28 × 9 = 405/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    980/252 + 405/252 = 980 + 405/252 = 1385/252
  5. In mixed form: 5125/252

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