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Add 1/24 and 90/70

1st number: 1/24, 2nd number: 1 20/70

1/24 + 90/70 is 223/168.

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,
    90/70 = 90 × 12/70 × 12 = 1080/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/840 + 1080/840 = 35 + 1080/840 = 1115/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 223/168
  6. In mixed form: 155/168

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