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Add 5/70 and 84/54

1st number: 5/70, 2nd number: 1 30/54

5/70 + 84/54 is 205/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 54 is 1890
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 27 = 1890,
    5/70 = 5 × 27/70 × 27 = 135/1890
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 35 = 1890,
    84/54 = 84 × 35/54 × 35 = 2940/1890
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/1890 + 2940/1890 = 135 + 2940/1890 = 3075/1890
  5. 3075/1890 simplified gives 205/126
  6. So, 5/70 + 84/54 = 205/126
    In mixed form: 179/126

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