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Add 70/8 and 45/98

1st number: 8 6/8, 2nd number: 45/98

70/8 + 45/98 is 1805/196.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 98 is 392

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 49 = 392,
    70/8 = 70 × 49/8 × 49 = 3430/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 4 = 392,
    45/98 = 45 × 4/98 × 4 = 180/392
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    3430/392 + 180/392 = 3430 + 180/392 = 3610/392
  5. 3610/392 simplified gives 1805/196
  6. So, 70/8 + 45/98 = 1805/196
    In mixed form: 941/196

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