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1^{st} number: 15/25, 2^{nd} number: 1 4/16

1525 + 2016 is 3720.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 25 and 16 is**400**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 400 - For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 16 = 400,

1525 = 15 × 1625 × 16 = 240400 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 25 = 400,

2016 = 20 × 2516 × 25 = 500400 - Add the two like fractions:

240400 + 500400 = 240 + 500400 = 740400 - 740/400 simplified gives 3720
- So, 15/25 + 20/16 = 37/20

In mixed form: 11720

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