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Add 50/72 and 1/70

50/72 + 1/70 is 893/1260.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 70 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 35 = 2520,
    50/72 = 50 × 35/72 × 35 = 1750/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 36 = 2520,
    1/70 = 1 × 36/70 × 36 = 36/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1750/2520 + 36/2520 = 1750 + 36/2520 = 1786/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 893/1260

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