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Add 15/16 and 49/70

15/16 + 49/70 is 131/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 70 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    15/16 = 15 × 35/16 × 35 = 525/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    49/70 = 49 × 8/70 × 8 = 392/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/560 + 392/560 = 525 + 392/560 = 917/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/80
  6. In mixed form: 151/80

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