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Add 15/70 and 24/10

1st number: 15/70, 2nd number: 2 4/10

15/70 + 24/10 is 183/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    15/70 = 15 × 1/70 × 1 = 15/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    24/10 = 24 × 7/10 × 7 = 168/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/70 + 168/70 = 15 + 168/70 = 183/70
  5. In mixed form: 243/70

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