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Add 70/18 and 45/56

1st number: 3 16/18, 2nd number: 45/56

70/18 + 45/56 is 2365/504.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    70/18 = 70 × 28/18 × 28 = 1960/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    45/56 = 45 × 9/56 × 9 = 405/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1960/504 + 405/504 = 1960 + 405/504 = 2365/504
  5. In mixed form: 4349/504

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