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Add 70/28 and 28/18

1st number: 2 14/28, 2nd number: 1 10/18

70/28 + 28/18 is 73/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    70/28 = 70 × 9/28 × 9 = 630/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    28/18 = 28 × 14/18 × 14 = 392/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/252 + 392/252 = 630 + 392/252 = 1022/252
  5. 1022/252 simplified gives 73/18
  6. So, 70/28 + 28/18 = 73/18
    In mixed form: 41/18

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