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Add 45/8 and 16/70

1st number: 5 5/8, 2nd number: 16/70

45/8 + 16/70 is 1639/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    45/8 = 45 × 35/8 × 35 = 1575/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    16/70 = 16 × 4/70 × 4 = 64/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1575/280 + 64/280 = 1575 + 64/280 = 1639/280
  5. In mixed form: 5239/280

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