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Add 16/14 and 70/42

1st number: 1 2/14, 2nd number: 1 28/42

16/14 + 70/42 is 59/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    16/14 = 16 × 3/14 × 3 = 48/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    70/42 = 70 × 1/42 × 1 = 70/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/42 + 70/42 = 48 + 70/42 = 118/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/21
  6. In mixed form: 217/21

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