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Add 70/84 and 1/18

70/84 + 1/18 is 8/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    70/84 = 70 × 3/84 × 3 = 210/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    1/18 = 1 × 14/18 × 14 = 14/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/252 + 14/252 = 210 + 14/252 = 224/252
  5. 224/252 simplified gives 8/9
  6. So, 70/84 + 1/18 = 8/9

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