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Add 15/70 and 9/16

15/70 + 9/16 is 87/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 16 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    15/70 = 15 × 8/70 × 8 = 120/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    9/16 = 9 × 35/16 × 35 = 315/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/560 + 315/560 = 120 + 315/560 = 435/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/112

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