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Add 12/70 and 10/60

12/70 + 10/60 is 71/210.

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,
    12/70 = 12 × 6/70 × 6 = 72/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    10/60 = 10 × 7/60 × 7 = 70/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/420 + 70/420 = 72 + 70/420 = 142/420
  5. 142/420 simplified gives 71/210
  6. So, 12/70 + 10/60 = 71/210

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