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Add 72/49 and 42/70

1st number: 1 23/49, 2nd number: 42/70

72/49 + 42/70 is 507/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 70 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    72/49 = 72 × 10/49 × 10 = 720/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 7 = 490,
    42/70 = 42 × 7/70 × 7 = 294/490
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/490 + 294/490 = 720 + 294/490 = 1014/490
  5. 1014/490 simplified gives 507/245
  6. So, 72/49 + 42/70 = 507/245
    In mixed form: 217/245

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