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Add 18/24 and 70/16

1st number: 18/24, 2nd number: 4 6/16

18/24 + 70/16 is 41/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 2 = 48,
    18/24 = 18 × 2/24 × 2 = 36/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    70/16 = 70 × 3/16 × 3 = 210/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/48 + 210/48 = 36 + 210/48 = 246/48
  5. 246/48 simplified gives 41/8
  6. So, 18/24 + 70/16 = 41/8
    In mixed form: 51/8

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