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Add 16/4 and 70/24

1st number: 4 0/4, 2nd number: 2 22/24

16/4 + 70/24 is 83/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 6 = 24,
    16/4 = 16 × 6/4 × 6 = 96/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    70/24 = 70 × 1/24 × 1 = 70/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/24 + 70/24 = 96 + 70/24 = 166/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/12
  6. In mixed form: 611/12

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