Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 8/70 and 70/42

1st number: 8/70, 2nd number: 1 28/42

8/70 + 70/42 is 187/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    8/70 = 8 × 3/70 × 3 = 24/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    70/42 = 70 × 5/42 × 5 = 350/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/210 + 350/210 = 24 + 350/210 = 374/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 187/105
  6. In mixed form: 182/105

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com