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Add 54/25 and 10/70

1st number: 2 4/25, 2nd number: 10/70

54/25 + 10/70 is 403/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 70 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 14 = 350,
    54/25 = 54 × 14/25 × 14 = 756/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 5 = 350,
    10/70 = 10 × 5/70 × 5 = 50/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/350 + 50/350 = 756 + 50/350 = 806/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 403/175
  6. In mixed form: 253/175

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