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Add 72/35 and 14/10

1st number: 2 2/35, 2nd number: 1 4/10

72/35 + 14/10 is 121/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    72/35 = 72 × 2/35 × 2 = 144/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    14/10 = 14 × 7/10 × 7 = 98/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/70 + 98/70 = 144 + 98/70 = 242/70
  5. 242/70 simplified gives 121/35
  6. So, 72/35 + 14/10 = 121/35
    In mixed form: 316/35

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