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Add 2/35 and 24/70

2/35 + 24/70 is 2/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    2/35 = 2 × 2/35 × 2 = 4/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    24/70 = 24 × 1/70 × 1 = 24/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/70 + 24/70 = 4 + 24/70 = 28/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/5

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