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Add 70/72 and 5/50

70/72 + 5/50 is 193/180.

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 50 is 1800
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 25 = 1800,
    70/72 = 70 × 25/72 × 25 = 1750/1800
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 36 = 1800,
    5/50 = 5 × 36/50 × 36 = 180/1800
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1750/1800 + 180/1800 = 1750 + 180/1800 = 1930/1800
  5. 1930/1800 simplified gives 193/180
  6. So, 70/72 + 5/50 = 193/180
    In mixed form: 113/180

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