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Add 16/10 and 40/24

1st number: 1 6/10, 2nd number: 1 16/24

16/10 + 40/24 is 49/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    16/10 = 16 × 12/10 × 12 = 192/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    40/24 = 40 × 5/24 × 5 = 200/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/120 + 200/120 = 192 + 200/120 = 392/120
  5. 392/120 simplified gives 49/15
  6. So, 16/10 + 40/24 = 49/15
    In mixed form: 34/15

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