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Add 24/42 and 14/70

24/42 + 14/70 is 27/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    24/42 = 24 × 5/42 × 5 = 120/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    14/70 = 14 × 3/70 × 3 = 42/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/210 + 42/210 = 120 + 42/210 = 162/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/35

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