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Add 35/48 and 42/70

35/48 + 42/70 is 319/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 70 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    35/48 = 35 × 35/48 × 35 = 1225/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 24 = 1680,
    42/70 = 42 × 24/70 × 24 = 1008/1680
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1225/1680 + 1008/1680 = 1225 + 1008/1680 = 2233/1680
  5. 2233/1680 simplified gives 319/240
  6. So, 35/48 + 42/70 = 319/240
    In mixed form: 179/240

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