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Add 10/18 and 16/3

1st number: 10/18, 2nd number: 5 1/3

10/18 + 16/3 is 53/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 3 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    10/18 = 10 × 1/18 × 1 = 10/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    16/3 = 16 × 6/3 × 6 = 96/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/18 + 96/18 = 10 + 96/18 = 106/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/9
  6. In mixed form: 58/9

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