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Add 70/84 and 2/18

70/84 + 2/18 is 17/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    70/84 = 70 × 3/84 × 3 = 210/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    2/18 = 2 × 14/18 × 14 = 28/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/252 + 28/252 = 210 + 28/252 = 238/252
  5. 238/252 simplified gives 17/18
  6. So, 70/84 + 2/18 = 17/18

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