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Add 70/12 and 27/28

1st number: 5 10/12, 2nd number: 27/28

70/12 + 27/28 is 571/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    70/12 = 70 × 7/12 × 7 = 490/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    27/28 = 27 × 3/28 × 3 = 81/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/84 + 81/84 = 490 + 81/84 = 571/84
  5. In mixed form: 667/84

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