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Add 24/5 and 70/18

1st number: 4 4/5, 2nd number: 3 16/18

24/5 + 70/18 is 391/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    24/5 = 24 × 18/5 × 18 = 432/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    70/18 = 70 × 5/18 × 5 = 350/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    432/90 + 350/90 = 432 + 350/90 = 782/90
  5. 782/90 simplified gives 391/45
  6. So, 24/5 + 70/18 = 391/45
    In mixed form: 831/45

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