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Add 70/28 and 14/75

1st number: 2 14/28, 2nd number: 14/75

70/28 + 14/75 is 403/150.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 75 is 2100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 75 = 2100,
    70/28 = 70 × 75/28 × 75 = 5250/2100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 28 = 2100,
    14/75 = 14 × 28/75 × 28 = 392/2100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5250/2100 + 392/2100 = 5250 + 392/2100 = 5642/2100
  5. 5642/2100 simplified gives 403/150
  6. So, 70/28 + 14/75 = 403/150
    In mixed form: 2103/150

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