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Add 70/15 and 45/24

1st number: 4 10/15, 2nd number: 1 21/24

70/15 + 45/24 is 157/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    70/15 = 70 × 8/15 × 8 = 560/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    45/24 = 45 × 5/24 × 5 = 225/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/120 + 225/120 = 560 + 225/120 = 785/120
  5. 785/120 simplified gives 157/24
  6. So, 70/15 + 45/24 = 157/24
    In mixed form: 613/24

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