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Add 42/70 and 12/14

42/70 + 12/14 is 51/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 14 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    42/70 = 42 × 1/70 × 1 = 42/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    12/14 = 12 × 5/14 × 5 = 60/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/70 + 60/70 = 42 + 60/70 = 102/70
  5. 102/70 simplified gives 51/35
  6. So, 42/70 + 12/14 = 51/35
    In mixed form: 116/35

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