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Add 8/18 and 54/70

8/18 + 54/70 is 383/315.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 70 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,
    8/18 = 8 × 35/18 × 35 = 280/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    54/70 = 54 × 9/70 × 9 = 486/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/630 + 486/630 = 280 + 486/630 = 766/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 383/315
  6. In mixed form: 168/315

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