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Add 70/30 and 50/90

1st number: 2 10/30, 2nd number: 50/90

70/30 + 50/90 is 26/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    70/30 = 70 × 3/30 × 3 = 210/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    50/90 = 50 × 1/90 × 1 = 50/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/90 + 50/90 = 210 + 50/90 = 260/90
  5. 260/90 simplified gives 26/9
  6. So, 70/30 + 50/90 = 26/9
    In mixed form: 28/9

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