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Add 27/70 and 5/28

27/70 + 5/28 is 79/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 28 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    27/70 = 27 × 2/70 × 2 = 54/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    5/28 = 5 × 5/28 × 5 = 25/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/140 + 25/140 = 54 + 25/140 = 79/140
  5. So, 27/70 + 5/28 = 79/140

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