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Add 45/70 and 5/36

45/70 + 5/36 is 197/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 36 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 18 = 1260,
    45/70 = 45 × 18/70 × 18 = 810/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 35 = 1260,
    5/36 = 5 × 35/36 × 35 = 175/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    810/1260 + 175/1260 = 810 + 175/1260 = 985/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 197/252

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