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Add 10/3 and 12/16

1st number: 3 1/3, 2nd number: 12/16

10/3 + 12/16 is 49/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    10/3 = 10 × 16/3 × 16 = 160/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    12/16 = 12 × 3/16 × 3 = 36/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/48 + 36/48 = 160 + 36/48 = 196/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/12
  6. In mixed form: 41/12

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