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Add 2/16 and 45/70

2/16 + 45/70 is 43/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 70 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    2/16 = 2 × 35/16 × 35 = 70/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    45/70 = 45 × 8/70 × 8 = 360/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/560 + 360/560 = 70 + 360/560 = 430/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/56

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