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Add 5/70 and 24/40

5/70 + 24/40 is 47/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    5/70 = 5 × 4/70 × 4 = 20/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    24/40 = 24 × 7/40 × 7 = 168/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/280 + 168/280 = 20 + 168/280 = 188/280
  5. 188/280 simplified gives 47/70
  6. So, 5/70 + 24/40 = 47/70

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