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Add 70/9 and 30/16

1st number: 7 7/9, 2nd number: 1 14/16

70/9 + 30/16 is 695/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,
    70/9 = 70 × 16/9 × 16 = 1120/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    30/16 = 30 × 9/16 × 9 = 270/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/144 + 270/144 = 1120 + 270/144 = 1390/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 695/72
  6. In mixed form: 947/72

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