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Add 70/12 and 50/9

1st number: 5 10/12, 2nd number: 5 5/9

70/12 + 50/9 is 205/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    70/12 = 70 × 3/12 × 3 = 210/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    50/9 = 50 × 4/9 × 4 = 200/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/36 + 200/36 = 210 + 200/36 = 410/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 205/18
  6. In mixed form: 117/18

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