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Add 8/10 and 70/42

1st number: 8/10, 2nd number: 1 28/42

8/10 + 70/42 is 37/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    8/10 = 8 × 21/10 × 21 = 168/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    70/42 = 70 × 5/42 × 5 = 350/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/210 + 350/210 = 168 + 350/210 = 518/210
  5. 518/210 simplified gives 37/15
  6. So, 8/10 + 70/42 = 37/15
    In mixed form: 27/15

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