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Add 70/30 and 27/16

1st number: 2 10/30, 2nd number: 1 11/16

70/30 + 27/16 is 193/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    70/30 = 70 × 8/30 × 8 = 560/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    27/16 = 27 × 15/16 × 15 = 405/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/240 + 405/240 = 560 + 405/240 = 965/240
  5. 965/240 simplified gives 193/48
  6. So, 70/30 + 27/16 = 193/48
    In mixed form: 41/48

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