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Add 70/25 and 42/9

1st number: 2 20/25, 2nd number: 4 6/9

70/25 + 42/9 is 112/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 9 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 9 = 225,
    70/25 = 70 × 9/25 × 9 = 630/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 25 = 225,
    42/9 = 42 × 25/9 × 25 = 1050/225
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/225 + 1050/225 = 630 + 1050/225 = 1680/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 112/15
  6. In mixed form: 77/15

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