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Add 70/24 and 21/98

1st number: 2 22/24, 2nd number: 21/98

70/24 + 21/98 is 263/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 98 is 1176

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1176
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 49 = 1176,
    70/24 = 70 × 49/24 × 49 = 3430/1176
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 12 = 1176,
    21/98 = 21 × 12/98 × 12 = 252/1176
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    3430/1176 + 252/1176 = 3430 + 252/1176 = 3682/1176
  5. 3682/1176 simplified gives 263/84
  6. So, 70/24 + 21/98 = 263/84
    In mixed form: 311/84

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