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Add 70/75 and 14/54

70/75 + 14/54 is 161/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 54 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 18 = 1350,
    70/75 = 70 × 18/75 × 18 = 1260/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    14/54 = 14 × 25/54 × 25 = 350/1350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/1350 + 350/1350 = 1260 + 350/1350 = 1610/1350
  5. 1610/1350 simplified gives 161/135
  6. So, 70/75 + 14/54 = 161/135
    In mixed form: 126/135

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