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Add 5/15 and 5/70

5/15 + 5/70 is 17/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    5/15 = 5 × 14/15 × 14 = 70/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    5/70 = 5 × 3/70 × 3 = 15/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/210 + 15/210 = 70 + 15/210 = 85/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/42

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