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Add 75/90 and 9/16

75/90 + 9/16 is 67/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 16 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 8 = 720,
    75/90 = 75 × 8/90 × 8 = 600/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    9/16 = 9 × 45/16 × 45 = 405/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/720 + 405/720 = 600 + 405/720 = 1005/720
  5. 1005/720 simplified gives 67/48
  6. So, 75/90 + 9/16 = 67/48
    In mixed form: 119/48

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