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Add 42/28 and 54/70

1st number: 1 14/28, 2nd number: 54/70

42/28 + 54/70 is 159/70.

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,
    42/28 = 42 × 5/28 × 5 = 210/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    54/70 = 54 × 2/70 × 2 = 108/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/140 + 108/140 = 210 + 108/140 = 318/140
  5. 318/140 simplified gives 159/70
  6. So, 42/28 + 54/70 = 159/70
    In mixed form: 219/70

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