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Add 3/16 and 56/70

3/16 + 56/70 is 79/80.

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,
    3/16 = 3 × 35/16 × 35 = 105/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    56/70 = 56 × 8/70 × 8 = 448/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/560 + 448/560 = 105 + 448/560 = 553/560
  5. 553/560 simplified gives 79/80
  6. So, 3/16 + 56/70 = 79/80

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