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Add 48/5 and 70/6

1st number: 9 3/5, 2nd number: 11 4/6

48/5 + 70/6 is 319/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    48/5 = 48 × 6/5 × 6 = 288/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    70/6 = 70 × 5/6 × 5 = 350/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/30 + 350/30 = 288 + 350/30 = 638/30
  5. 638/30 simplified gives 319/15
  6. So, 48/5 + 70/6 = 319/15
    In mixed form: 214/15

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