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Add 16/70 and 98/40

1st number: 16/70, 2nd number: 2 18/40

16/70 + 98/40 is 75/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    16/70 = 16 × 4/70 × 4 = 64/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    98/40 = 98 × 7/40 × 7 = 686/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/280 + 686/280 = 64 + 686/280 = 750/280
  5. 750/280 simplified gives 75/28
  6. So, 16/70 + 98/40 = 75/28
    In mixed form: 219/28

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