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Add 49/36 and 42/70

1st number: 1 13/36, 2nd number: 42/70

49/36 + 42/70 is 353/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 70 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 35 = 1260,
    49/36 = 49 × 35/36 × 35 = 1715/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 18 = 1260,
    42/70 = 42 × 18/70 × 18 = 756/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1715/1260 + 756/1260 = 1715 + 756/1260 = 2471/1260
  5. 2471/1260 simplified gives 353/180
  6. So, 49/36 + 42/70 = 353/180
    In mixed form: 1173/180

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