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Add 70/15 and 24/16

1st number: 4 10/15, 2nd number: 1 8/16

70/15 + 24/16 is 37/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    70/15 = 70 × 16/15 × 16 = 1120/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    24/16 = 24 × 15/16 × 15 = 360/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/240 + 360/240 = 1120 + 360/240 = 1480/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/6
  6. In mixed form: 61/6

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