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Add 24/5 and 70/12

1st number: 4 4/5, 2nd number: 5 10/12

24/5 + 70/12 is 319/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    24/5 = 24 × 12/5 × 12 = 288/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    70/12 = 70 × 5/12 × 5 = 350/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/60 + 350/60 = 288 + 350/60 = 638/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 319/30
  6. In mixed form: 1019/30

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