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Add 35/28 and 60/70

1st number: 1 7/28, 2nd number: 60/70

35/28 + 60/70 is 59/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    35/28 = 35 × 5/28 × 5 = 175/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    60/70 = 60 × 2/70 × 2 = 120/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/140 + 120/140 = 175 + 120/140 = 295/140
  5. 295/140 simplified gives 59/28
  6. So, 35/28 + 60/70 = 59/28
    In mixed form: 23/28

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