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Add 7/24 and 42/70

7/24 + 42/70 is 107/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 70 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    7/24 = 7 × 35/24 × 35 = 245/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    42/70 = 42 × 12/70 × 12 = 504/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/840 + 504/840 = 245 + 504/840 = 749/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 107/120

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