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Add 70/18 and 8/14

1st number: 3 16/18, 2nd number: 8/14

70/18 + 8/14 is 281/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 14 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    70/18 = 70 × 7/18 × 7 = 490/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    8/14 = 8 × 9/14 × 9 = 72/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/126 + 72/126 = 490 + 72/126 = 562/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 281/63
  6. In mixed form: 429/63

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