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Add 72/70 and 70/48

1st number: 1 2/70, 2nd number: 1 22/48

72/70 + 70/48 is 2089/840.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 48 is 1680

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 24 = 1680,
    72/70 = 72 × 24/70 × 24 = 1728/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    70/48 = 70 × 35/48 × 35 = 2450/1680
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    1728/1680 + 2450/1680 = 1728 + 2450/1680 = 4178/1680
  5. 4178/1680 simplified gives 2089/840
  6. So, 72/70 + 70/48 = 2089/840
    In mixed form: 2409/840

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