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Add 16/28 and 70/42

1st number: 16/28, 2nd number: 1 28/42

16/28 + 70/42 is 47/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    16/28 = 16 × 3/28 × 3 = 48/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    70/42 = 70 × 2/42 × 2 = 140/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/84 + 140/84 = 48 + 140/84 = 188/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/21
  6. In mixed form: 25/21

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