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Add 75/48 and 40/70

1st number: 1 27/48, 2nd number: 40/70

75/48 + 40/70 is 239/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 70 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    75/48 = 75 × 35/48 × 35 = 2625/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 24 = 1680,
    40/70 = 40 × 24/70 × 24 = 960/1680
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2625/1680 + 960/1680 = 2625 + 960/1680 = 3585/1680
  5. 3585/1680 simplified gives 239/112
  6. So, 75/48 + 40/70 = 239/112
    In mixed form: 215/112

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