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Add 16/35 and 14/20

16/35 + 14/20 is 81/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    16/35 = 16 × 4/35 × 4 = 64/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    14/20 = 14 × 7/20 × 7 = 98/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/140 + 98/140 = 64 + 98/140 = 162/140
  5. 162/140 simplified gives 81/70
  6. So, 16/35 + 14/20 = 81/70
    In mixed form: 111/70

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