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Add 84/24 and 10/70

1st number: 3 12/24, 2nd number: 10/70

84/24 + 10/70 is 51/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 70 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    84/24 = 84 × 35/24 × 35 = 2940/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    10/70 = 10 × 12/70 × 12 = 120/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2940/840 + 120/840 = 2940 + 120/840 = 3060/840
  5. 3060/840 simplified gives 51/14
  6. So, 84/24 + 10/70 = 51/14
    In mixed form: 39/14

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