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Add 70/16 and 14/50

1st number: 4 6/16, 2nd number: 14/50

70/16 + 14/50 is 931/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 50 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 25 = 400,
    70/16 = 70 × 25/16 × 25 = 1750/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    14/50 = 14 × 8/50 × 8 = 112/400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1750/400 + 112/400 = 1750 + 112/400 = 1862/400
  5. 1862/400 simplified gives 931/200
  6. So, 70/16 + 14/50 = 931/200
    In mixed form: 4131/200

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