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Add 28/4 and 70/14

1st number: 7 0/4, 2nd number: 5 0/14

28/4 + 70/14 is 12/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 14 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    28/4 = 28 × 7/4 × 7 = 196/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    70/14 = 70 × 2/14 × 2 = 140/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/28 + 140/28 = 196 + 140/28 = 336/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 12/1

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