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Add 1/7 and 70/18

1st number: 1/7, 2nd number: 3 16/18

1/7 + 70/18 is 254/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 18 = 126,
    1/7 = 1 × 18/7 × 18 = 18/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    70/18 = 70 × 7/18 × 7 = 490/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/126 + 490/126 = 18 + 490/126 = 508/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 254/63
  6. In mixed form: 42/63

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