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Add 16/35 and 70/42

1st number: 16/35, 2nd number: 1 28/42

16/35 + 70/42 is 223/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    16/35 = 16 × 6/35 × 6 = 96/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    70/42 = 70 × 5/42 × 5 = 350/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/210 + 350/210 = 96 + 350/210 = 446/210
  5. 446/210 simplified gives 223/105
  6. So, 16/35 + 70/42 = 223/105
    In mixed form: 213/105

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