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Add 70/84 and 8/42

70/84 + 8/42 is 43/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    70/84 = 70 × 1/84 × 1 = 70/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    8/42 = 8 × 2/42 × 2 = 16/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/84 + 16/84 = 70 + 16/84 = 86/84
  5. 86/84 simplified gives 43/42
  6. So, 70/84 + 8/42 = 43/42
    In mixed form: 11/42

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