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Add 48/35 and 70/20

1st number: 1 13/35, 2nd number: 3 10/20

48/35 + 70/20 is 341/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    48/35 = 48 × 4/35 × 4 = 192/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    70/20 = 70 × 7/20 × 7 = 490/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/140 + 490/140 = 192 + 490/140 = 682/140
  5. 682/140 simplified gives 341/70
  6. So, 48/35 + 70/20 = 341/70
    In mixed form: 461/70

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