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Add 24/49 and 42/70

24/49 + 42/70 is 267/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 70 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    24/49 = 24 × 10/49 × 10 = 240/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 7 = 490,
    42/70 = 42 × 7/70 × 7 = 294/490
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/490 + 294/490 = 240 + 294/490 = 534/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 267/245
  6. In mixed form: 122/245

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