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Add 70/50 and 40/75

1st number: 1 20/50, 2nd number: 40/75

70/50 + 40/75 is 29/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 75 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    70/50 = 70 × 3/50 × 3 = 210/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    40/75 = 40 × 2/75 × 2 = 80/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/150 + 80/150 = 210 + 80/150 = 290/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/15
  6. In mixed form: 114/15

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