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Add 2/36 and 5/70

2/36 + 5/70 is 8/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 70 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 35 = 1260,
    2/36 = 2 × 35/36 × 35 = 70/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 18 = 1260,
    5/70 = 5 × 18/70 × 18 = 90/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/1260 + 90/1260 = 70 + 90/1260 = 160/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/63

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