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Add 5/7 and 70/45

1st number: 5/7, 2nd number: 1 25/45

5/7 + 70/45 is 143/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 45 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 45 = 315,
    5/7 = 5 × 45/7 × 45 = 225/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    70/45 = 70 × 7/45 × 7 = 490/315
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/315 + 490/315 = 225 + 490/315 = 715/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/63
  6. In mixed form: 217/63

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