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Add 70/12 and 42/6

1st number: 5 10/12, 2nd number: 7 0/6

70/12 + 42/6 is 77/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    70/12 = 70 × 1/12 × 1 = 70/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    42/6 = 42 × 2/6 × 2 = 84/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/12 + 84/12 = 70 + 84/12 = 154/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/6
  6. In mixed form: 125/6

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