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Add 70/28 and 35/50

1st number: 2 14/28, 2nd number: 35/50

70/28 + 35/50 is 16/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 50 is 700
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 25 = 700,
    70/28 = 70 × 25/28 × 25 = 1750/700
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 14 = 700,
    35/50 = 35 × 14/50 × 14 = 490/700
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1750/700 + 490/700 = 1750 + 490/700 = 2240/700
  5. 2240/700 simplified gives 16/5
  6. So, 70/28 + 35/50 = 16/5
    In mixed form: 31/5

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