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Add 70/4 and 40/70

1st number: 17 2/4, 2nd number: 40/70

70/4 + 40/70 is 253/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    70/4 = 70 × 35/4 × 35 = 2450/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    40/70 = 40 × 2/70 × 2 = 80/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2450/140 + 80/140 = 2450 + 80/140 = 2530/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 253/14
  6. In mixed form: 181/14

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