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Add 70/90 and 24/8

1st number: 70/90, 2nd number: 3 0/8

70/90 + 24/8 is 34/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 8 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    70/90 = 70 × 4/90 × 4 = 280/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    24/8 = 24 × 45/8 × 45 = 1080/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/360 + 1080/360 = 280 + 1080/360 = 1360/360
  5. 1360/360 simplified gives 34/9
  6. So, 70/90 + 24/8 = 34/9
    In mixed form: 37/9

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