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Add 1/24 and 42/70

1/24 + 42/70 is 77/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 70 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    1/24 = 1 × 35/24 × 35 = 35/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    42/70 = 42 × 12/70 × 12 = 504/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/840 + 504/840 = 35 + 504/840 = 539/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/120

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