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Add 70/3 and 40/90

1st number: 23 1/3, 2nd number: 40/90

70/3 + 40/90 is 214/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 30 = 90,
    70/3 = 70 × 30/3 × 30 = 2100/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    40/90 = 40 × 1/90 × 1 = 40/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2100/90 + 40/90 = 2100 + 40/90 = 2140/90
  5. 2140/90 simplified gives 214/9
  6. So, 70/3 + 40/90 = 214/9
    In mixed form: 237/9

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