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Add 28/75 and 70/18

1st number: 28/75, 2nd number: 3 16/18

28/75 + 70/18 is 959/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 6 = 450,
    28/75 = 28 × 6/75 × 6 = 168/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    70/18 = 70 × 25/18 × 25 = 1750/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/450 + 1750/450 = 168 + 1750/450 = 1918/450
  5. 1918/450 simplified gives 959/225
  6. So, 28/75 + 70/18 = 959/225
    In mixed form: 459/225

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