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Add 10/7 and 48/70

1st number: 1 3/7, 2nd number: 48/70

10/7 + 48/70 is 74/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    10/7 = 10 × 10/7 × 10 = 100/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    48/70 = 48 × 1/70 × 1 = 48/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/70 + 48/70 = 100 + 48/70 = 148/70
  5. 148/70 simplified gives 74/35
  6. So, 10/7 + 48/70 = 74/35
    In mixed form: 24/35

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