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Add 70/8 and 5/49

1st number: 8 6/8, 2nd number: 5/49

70/8 + 5/49 is 1735/196.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 49 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 49 × 8 = 392,
    5/49 = 5 × 8/49 × 8 = 40/392
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    3430/392 + 40/392 = 3430 + 40/392 = 3470/392
  5. 3470/392 simplified gives 1735/196
  6. So, 70/8 + 5/49 = 1735/196
    In mixed form: 8167/196

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