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Add 70/36 and 45/24

1st number: 1 34/36, 2nd number: 1 21/24

70/36 + 45/24 is 275/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    70/36 = 70 × 2/36 × 2 = 140/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    45/24 = 45 × 3/24 × 3 = 135/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/72 + 135/72 = 140 + 135/72 = 275/72
  5. So, 70/36 + 45/24 = 275/72
    In mixed form: 359/72

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