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Add 8/5 and 70/18

1st number: 1 3/5, 2nd number: 3 16/18

8/5 + 70/18 is 247/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    8/5 = 8 × 18/5 × 18 = 144/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    70/18 = 70 × 5/18 × 5 = 350/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/90 + 350/90 = 144 + 350/90 = 494/90
  5. 494/90 simplified gives 247/45
  6. So, 8/5 + 70/18 = 247/45
    In mixed form: 522/45

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