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Add 16/35 and 70/8

1st number: 16/35, 2nd number: 8 6/8

16/35 + 70/8 is 1289/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    16/35 = 16 × 8/35 × 8 = 128/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    70/8 = 70 × 35/8 × 35 = 2450/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/280 + 2450/280 = 128 + 2450/280 = 2578/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1289/140
  6. In mixed form: 929/140

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