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Add 70/4 and 2/12

1st number: 17 2/4, 2nd number: 2/12

70/4 + 2/12 is 53/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    70/4 = 70 × 3/4 × 3 = 210/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    2/12 = 2 × 1/12 × 1 = 2/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/12 + 2/12 = 210 + 2/12 = 212/12
  5. 212/12 simplified gives 53/3
  6. So, 70/4 + 2/12 = 53/3
    In mixed form: 172/3

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