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Add 10/45 and 6/16

10/45 + 6/16 is 43/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 16 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    10/45 = 10 × 16/45 × 16 = 160/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    6/16 = 6 × 45/16 × 45 = 270/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/720 + 270/720 = 160 + 270/720 = 430/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/72

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