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Add 27/6 and 70/16

1st number: 4 3/6, 2nd number: 4 6/16

27/6 + 70/16 is 71/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    27/6 = 27 × 8/6 × 8 = 216/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    70/16 = 70 × 3/16 × 3 = 210/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/48 + 210/48 = 216 + 210/48 = 426/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/8
  6. In mixed form: 87/8

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