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Add 8/5 and 70/84

1st number: 1 3/5, 2nd number: 70/84

8/5 + 70/84 is 73/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 84 = 420,
    8/5 = 8 × 84/5 × 84 = 672/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    70/84 = 70 × 5/84 × 5 = 350/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/420 + 350/420 = 672 + 350/420 = 1022/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/30
  6. In mixed form: 213/30

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