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Add 10/4 and 45/70

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 45/70

10/4 + 45/70 is 22/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    10/4 = 10 × 35/4 × 35 = 350/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    45/70 = 45 × 2/70 × 2 = 90/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/140 + 90/140 = 350 + 90/140 = 440/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/7
  6. In mixed form: 31/7

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