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Add 72/70 and 14/20

1st number: 1 2/70, 2nd number: 14/20

72/70 + 14/20 is 121/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    72/70 = 72 × 2/70 × 2 = 144/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    14/20 = 14 × 7/20 × 7 = 98/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/140 + 98/140 = 144 + 98/140 = 242/140
  5. 242/140 simplified gives 121/70
  6. So, 72/70 + 14/20 = 121/70
    In mixed form: 151/70

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