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Add 49/72 and 14/70

49/72 + 14/70 is 317/360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 70 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 35 = 2520,
    49/72 = 49 × 35/72 × 35 = 1715/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 36 = 2520,
    14/70 = 14 × 36/70 × 36 = 504/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1715/2520 + 504/2520 = 1715 + 504/2520 = 2219/2520
  5. 2219/2520 simplified gives 317/360
  6. So, 49/72 + 14/70 = 317/360

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