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Add 84/35 and 70/30

1st number: 2 14/35, 2nd number: 2 10/30

84/35 + 70/30 is 71/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    84/35 = 84 × 6/35 × 6 = 504/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    70/30 = 70 × 7/30 × 7 = 490/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/210 + 490/210 = 504 + 490/210 = 994/210
  5. 994/210 simplified gives 71/15
  6. So, 84/35 + 70/30 = 71/15
    In mixed form: 411/15

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