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Add 15/5 and 45/16

1st number: 3 0/5, 2nd number: 2 13/16

15/5 + 45/16 is 93/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 16 = 80,
    15/5 = 15 × 16/5 × 16 = 240/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    45/16 = 45 × 5/16 × 5 = 225/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/80 + 225/80 = 240 + 225/80 = 465/80
  5. 465/80 simplified gives 93/16
  6. So, 15/5 + 45/16 = 93/16
    In mixed form: 513/16

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