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Add 70/42 and 9/49

1st number: 1 28/42, 2nd number: 9/49

70/42 + 9/49 is 272/147.

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,
    9/49 = 9 × 6/49 × 6 = 54/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/294 + 54/294 = 490 + 54/294 = 544/294
  5. 544/294 simplified gives 272/147
  6. So, 70/42 + 9/49 = 272/147
    In mixed form: 1125/147

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