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Add 70/84 and 50/3

1st number: 70/84, 2nd number: 16 2/3

70/84 + 50/3 is 35/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 3 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    70/84 = 70 × 1/84 × 1 = 70/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    50/3 = 50 × 28/3 × 28 = 1400/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/84 + 1400/84 = 70 + 1400/84 = 1470/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/2
  6. In mixed form: 171/2

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