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Add 70/42 and 21/49

1st number: 1 28/42, 2nd number: 21/49

70/42 + 21/49 is 44/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    70/42 = 70 × 7/42 × 7 = 490/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    21/49 = 21 × 6/49 × 6 = 126/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/294 + 126/294 = 490 + 126/294 = 616/294
  5. 616/294 simplified gives 44/21
  6. So, 70/42 + 21/49 = 44/21
    In mixed form: 22/21

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