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Add 16/35 and 70/48

1st number: 16/35, 2nd number: 1 22/48

16/35 + 70/48 is 1609/840.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 48 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 48 = 1680,
    16/35 = 16 × 48/35 × 48 = 768/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    70/48 = 70 × 35/48 × 35 = 2450/1680
  4. Add the two fractions:
    768/1680 + 2450/1680 = 768 + 2450/1680 = 3218/1680
  5. 3218/1680 simplified gives 1609/840
  6. So, 16/35 + 70/48 = 1609/840
    In mixed form: 1769/840

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