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Add 50/70 and 9/18

50/70 + 9/18 is 17/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 18 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    50/70 = 50 × 9/70 × 9 = 450/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,
    9/18 = 9 × 35/18 × 35 = 315/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/630 + 315/630 = 450 + 315/630 = 765/630
  5. 765/630 simplified gives 17/14
  6. So, 50/70 + 9/18 = 17/14
    In mixed form: 13/14

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