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Add 5/48 and 70/24

1st number: 5/48, 2nd number: 2 22/24

5/48 + 70/24 is 145/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 24 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    5/48 = 5 × 1/48 × 1 = 5/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 2 = 48,
    70/24 = 70 × 2/24 × 2 = 140/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/48 + 140/48 = 5 + 140/48 = 145/48
  5. So, 5/48 + 70/24 = 145/48
    In mixed form: 31/48

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