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Add 5/12 and 24/70

5/12 + 24/70 is 319/420.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 70 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    5/12 = 5 × 35/12 × 35 = 175/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    24/70 = 24 × 6/70 × 6 = 144/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/420 + 144/420 = 175 + 144/420 = 319/420

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