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Add 70/42 and 35/50

1st number: 1 28/42, 2nd number: 35/50

70/42 + 35/50 is 71/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    70/42 = 70 × 25/42 × 25 = 1750/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    35/50 = 35 × 21/50 × 21 = 735/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1750/1050 + 735/1050 = 1750 + 735/1050 = 2485/1050
  5. 2485/1050 simplified gives 71/30
  6. So, 70/42 + 35/50 = 71/30
    In mixed form: 211/30

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