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Add 1/70 and 3/60

1/70 + 3/60 is 9/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    1/70 = 1 × 6/70 × 6 = 6/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    3/60 = 3 × 7/60 × 7 = 21/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/420 + 21/420 = 6 + 21/420 = 27/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/140

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