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Add 72/28 and 14/70

1st number: 2 16/28, 2nd number: 14/70

72/28 + 14/70 is 97/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    72/28 = 72 × 5/28 × 5 = 360/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    14/70 = 14 × 2/70 × 2 = 28/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/140 + 28/140 = 360 + 28/140 = 388/140
  5. 388/140 simplified gives 97/35
  6. So, 72/28 + 14/70 = 97/35
    In mixed form: 227/35

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