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Add 50/70 and 20/5

1st number: 50/70, 2nd number: 4 0/5

50/70 + 20/5 is 33/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 5 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    50/70 = 50 × 1/70 × 1 = 50/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    20/5 = 20 × 14/5 × 14 = 280/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/70 + 280/70 = 50 + 280/70 = 330/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/7
  6. In mixed form: 45/7

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