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Add 70/30 and 45/16

1st number: 2 10/30, 2nd number: 2 13/16

70/30 + 45/16 is 247/48.

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,
    45/16 = 45 × 15/16 × 15 = 675/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/240 + 675/240 = 560 + 675/240 = 1235/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 247/48
  6. In mixed form: 57/48

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