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Add 24/70 and 5/42

24/70 + 5/42 is 97/210.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    24/70 = 24 × 3/70 × 3 = 72/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    5/42 = 5 × 5/42 × 5 = 25/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/210 + 25/210 = 72 + 25/210 = 97/210
  5. So, 24/70 + 5/42 = 97/210

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