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Add 5/16 and 70/48

1st number: 5/16, 2nd number: 1 22/48

5/16 + 70/48 is 85/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    5/16 = 5 × 3/16 × 3 = 15/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    70/48 = 70 × 1/48 × 1 = 70/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/48 + 70/48 = 15 + 70/48 = 85/48
  5. So, 5/16 + 70/48 = 85/48
    In mixed form: 137/48

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