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Add 16/49 and 14/70

16/49 + 14/70 is 129/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 70 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    16/49 = 16 × 10/49 × 10 = 160/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 7 = 490,
    14/70 = 14 × 7/70 × 7 = 98/490
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/490 + 98/490 = 160 + 98/490 = 258/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 129/245

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