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Add 5/4 and 24/70

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 24/70

5/4 + 24/70 is 223/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    5/4 = 5 × 35/4 × 35 = 175/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    24/70 = 24 × 2/70 × 2 = 48/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/140 + 48/140 = 175 + 48/140 = 223/140
  5. In mixed form: 183/140

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