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Add 5/28 and 10/70

5/28 + 10/70 is 9/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    5/28 = 5 × 5/28 × 5 = 25/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    10/70 = 10 × 2/70 × 2 = 20/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/140 + 20/140 = 25 + 20/140 = 45/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/28

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