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Add 16/10 and 20/48

1st number: 1 6/10, 2nd number: 20/48

16/10 + 20/48 is 121/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 24 = 240,
    16/10 = 16 × 24/10 × 24 = 384/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    20/48 = 20 × 5/48 × 5 = 100/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/240 + 100/240 = 384 + 100/240 = 484/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 121/60
  6. In mixed form: 21/60

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