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Add 36/70 and 2/24

36/70 + 2/24 is 251/420.

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,
    36/70 = 36 × 12/70 × 12 = 432/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    2/24 = 2 × 35/24 × 35 = 70/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    432/840 + 70/840 = 432 + 70/840 = 502/840
  5. 502/840 simplified gives 251/420
  6. So, 36/70 + 2/24 = 251/420

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