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Add 16/10 and 40/8

1st number: 1 6/10, 2nd number: 5 0/8

16/10 + 40/8 is 33/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    16/10 = 16 × 4/10 × 4 = 64/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    40/8 = 40 × 5/8 × 5 = 200/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/40 + 200/40 = 64 + 200/40 = 264/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/5
  6. In mixed form: 63/5

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