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Add 70/75 and 45/24

1st number: 70/75, 2nd number: 1 21/24

70/75 + 45/24 is 337/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 24 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    70/75 = 70 × 8/75 × 8 = 560/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    45/24 = 45 × 25/24 × 25 = 1125/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/600 + 1125/600 = 560 + 1125/600 = 1685/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 337/120
  6. In mixed form: 297/120

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