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Add 20/5 and 35/70

1st number: 4 0/5, 2nd number: 35/70

20/5 + 35/70 is 9/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    20/5 = 20 × 14/5 × 14 = 280/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    35/70 = 35 × 1/70 × 1 = 35/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/70 + 35/70 = 280 + 35/70 = 315/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/2
  6. In mixed form: 41/2

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