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Add 14/5 and 2/70

1st number: 2 4/5, 2nd number: 2/70

14/5 + 2/70 is 99/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    14/5 = 14 × 14/5 × 14 = 196/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    2/70 = 2 × 1/70 × 1 = 2/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/70 + 2/70 = 196 + 2/70 = 198/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 99/35
  6. In mixed form: 229/35

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