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Add 1/70 and 72/40

1st number: 1/70, 2nd number: 1 32/40

1/70 + 72/40 is 127/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    1/70 = 1 × 4/70 × 4 = 4/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    72/40 = 72 × 7/40 × 7 = 504/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/280 + 504/280 = 4 + 504/280 = 508/280
  5. 508/280 simplified gives 127/70
  6. So, 1/70 + 72/40 = 127/70
    In mixed form: 157/70

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