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Add 9/75 and 2/70

9/75 + 2/70 is 26/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 70 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 14 = 1050,
    9/75 = 9 × 14/75 × 14 = 126/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 15 = 1050,
    2/70 = 2 × 15/70 × 15 = 30/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/1050 + 30/1050 = 126 + 30/1050 = 156/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 26/175

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