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Add 45/70 and 5/24

45/70 + 5/24 is 143/168.

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,
    45/70 = 45 × 12/70 × 12 = 540/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    5/24 = 5 × 35/24 × 35 = 175/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/840 + 175/840 = 540 + 175/840 = 715/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/168

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