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Add 15/12 and 24/70

1st number: 1 3/12, 2nd number: 24/70

15/12 + 24/70 is 223/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 70 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    15/12 = 15 × 35/12 × 35 = 525/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    24/70 = 24 × 6/70 × 6 = 144/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/420 + 144/420 = 525 + 144/420 = 669/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 223/140
  6. In mixed form: 183/140

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