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Add 14/72 and 10/70

14/72 + 10/70 is 85/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 70 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 35 = 2520,
    14/72 = 14 × 35/72 × 35 = 490/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 36 = 2520,
    10/70 = 10 × 36/70 × 36 = 360/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/2520 + 360/2520 = 490 + 360/2520 = 850/2520
  5. 850/2520 simplified gives 85/252
  6. So, 14/72 + 10/70 = 85/252

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