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Add 70/18 and 45/32

1st number: 3 16/18, 2nd number: 1 13/32

70/18 + 45/32 is 1525/288.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 32 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 16 = 288,
    70/18 = 70 × 16/18 × 16 = 1120/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 9 = 288,
    45/32 = 45 × 9/32 × 9 = 405/288
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/288 + 405/288 = 1120 + 405/288 = 1525/288
  5. So, 70/18 + 45/32 = 1525/288
    In mixed form: 585/288

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