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Add 70/2 and 30/24

1st number: 35 0/2, 2nd number: 1 6/24

70/2 + 30/24 is 145/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 12 = 24,
    70/2 = 70 × 12/2 × 12 = 840/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    30/24 = 30 × 1/24 × 1 = 30/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/24 + 30/24 = 840 + 30/24 = 870/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 145/4
  6. In mixed form: 361/4

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