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Add 70/4 and 21/54

1st number: 17 2/4, 2nd number: 21/54

70/4 + 21/54 is 161/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    70/4 = 70 × 27/4 × 27 = 1890/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    21/54 = 21 × 2/54 × 2 = 42/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1890/108 + 42/108 = 1890 + 42/108 = 1932/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 161/9
  6. In mixed form: 178/9

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