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Add 70/98 and 42/70

70/98 + 42/70 is 46/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 70 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    70/98 = 70 × 5/98 × 5 = 350/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 7 = 490,
    42/70 = 42 × 7/70 × 7 = 294/490
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/490 + 294/490 = 350 + 294/490 = 644/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 46/35
  6. In mixed form: 111/35

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