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Add 70/20 and 1/5

1st number: 3 10/20, 2nd number: 1/5

70/20 + 1/5 is 37/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    70/20 = 70 × 1/20 × 1 = 70/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    1/5 = 1 × 4/5 × 4 = 4/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/20 + 4/20 = 70 + 4/20 = 74/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/10
  6. In mixed form: 37/10

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