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Add 72/70 and 70/16

1st number: 1 2/70, 2nd number: 4 6/16

72/70 + 70/16 is 1513/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 16 is 560

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    72/70 = 72 × 8/70 × 8 = 576/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    70/16 = 70 × 35/16 × 35 = 2450/560
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    576/560 + 2450/560 = 576 + 2450/560 = 3026/560
  5. 3026/560 simplified gives 1513/280
  6. So, 72/70 + 70/16 = 1513/280
    In mixed form: 5113/280

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