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Add 14/2 and 14/70

1st number: 7 0/2, 2nd number: 14/70

14/2 + 14/70 is 36/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    14/2 = 14 × 35/2 × 35 = 490/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    14/70 = 14 × 1/70 × 1 = 14/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/70 + 14/70 = 490 + 14/70 = 504/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 36/5
  6. In mixed form: 71/5

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