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Add 1/16 and 12/45

1/16 + 12/45 is 79/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 45 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    1/16 = 1 × 45/16 × 45 = 45/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    12/45 = 12 × 16/45 × 16 = 192/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/720 + 192/720 = 45 + 192/720 = 237/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/240

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