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Add 81/50 and 70/16

1st number: 1 31/50, 2nd number: 4 6/16

81/50 + 70/16 is 1199/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 16 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    81/50 = 81 × 8/50 × 8 = 648/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 25 = 400,
    70/16 = 70 × 25/16 × 25 = 1750/400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    648/400 + 1750/400 = 648 + 1750/400 = 2398/400
  5. 2398/400 simplified gives 1199/200
  6. So, 81/50 + 70/16 = 1199/200
    In mixed form: 5199/200

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