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Add 70/45 and 24/16

1st number: 1 25/45, 2nd number: 1 8/16

70/45 + 24/16 is 55/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 16 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    70/45 = 70 × 16/45 × 16 = 1120/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    24/16 = 24 × 45/16 × 45 = 1080/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/720 + 1080/720 = 1120 + 1080/720 = 2200/720
  5. 2200/720 simplified gives 55/18
  6. So, 70/45 + 24/16 = 55/18
    In mixed form: 31/18

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