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Add 15/7 and 3/16

1st number: 2 1/7, 2nd number: 3/16

15/7 + 3/16 is 261/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 16 = 112,
    15/7 = 15 × 16/7 × 16 = 240/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    3/16 = 3 × 7/16 × 7 = 21/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/112 + 21/112 = 240 + 21/112 = 261/112
  5. So, 15/7 + 3/16 = 261/112
    In mixed form: 237/112

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