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Add 70/42 and 24/28

1st number: 1 28/42, 2nd number: 24/28

70/42 + 24/28 is 53/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    70/42 = 70 × 2/42 × 2 = 140/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    24/28 = 24 × 3/28 × 3 = 72/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/84 + 72/84 = 140 + 72/84 = 212/84
  5. 212/84 simplified gives 53/21
  6. So, 70/42 + 24/28 = 53/21
    In mixed form: 211/21

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