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Add 70/18 and 90/24

1st number: 3 16/18, 2nd number: 3 18/24

70/18 + 90/24 is 275/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    70/18 = 70 × 4/18 × 4 = 280/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    90/24 = 90 × 3/24 × 3 = 270/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/72 + 270/72 = 280 + 270/72 = 550/72
  5. 550/72 simplified gives 275/36
  6. So, 70/18 + 90/24 = 275/36
    In mixed form: 723/36

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