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Add 3/70 and 60/24

1st number: 3/70, 2nd number: 2 12/24

3/70 + 60/24 is 89/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 24 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    3/70 = 3 × 12/70 × 12 = 36/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    60/24 = 60 × 35/24 × 35 = 2100/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/840 + 2100/840 = 36 + 2100/840 = 2136/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/35
  6. In mixed form: 219/35

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