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Add 70/54 and 45/8

1st number: 1 16/54, 2nd number: 5 5/8

70/54 + 45/8 is 1495/216.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 8 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    70/54 = 70 × 4/54 × 4 = 280/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    45/8 = 45 × 27/8 × 27 = 1215/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/216 + 1215/216 = 280 + 1215/216 = 1495/216
  5. In mixed form: 6199/216

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