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Add 70/4 and 40/75

1st number: 17 2/4, 2nd number: 40/75

70/4 + 40/75 is 541/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 75 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 75 = 300,
    70/4 = 70 × 75/4 × 75 = 5250/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    40/75 = 40 × 4/75 × 4 = 160/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5250/300 + 160/300 = 5250 + 160/300 = 5410/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 541/30
  6. In mixed form: 181/30

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