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Add 2/18 and 5/70

2/18 + 5/70 is 23/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 70 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,
    2/18 = 2 × 35/18 × 35 = 70/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    5/70 = 5 × 9/70 × 9 = 45/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/630 + 45/630 = 70 + 45/630 = 115/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/126

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