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Add 12/3 and 70/5

1st number: 4 0/3, 2nd number: 14 0/5

12/3 + 70/5 is 18/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    12/3 = 12 × 5/3 × 5 = 60/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    70/5 = 70 × 3/5 × 3 = 210/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/15 + 210/15 = 60 + 210/15 = 270/15
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 18/1

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