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Add 14/72 and 14/70

14/72 + 14/70 is 71/180.

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,
    14/70 = 14 × 36/70 × 36 = 504/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/2520 + 504/2520 = 490 + 504/2520 = 994/2520
  5. 994/2520 simplified gives 71/180
  6. So, 14/72 + 14/70 = 71/180

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